BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 29, 2009 |
Are you a cool chick making cool art? If so, you should know about YOUNITY. Founded in 2007 by New York City artists Alice Mizrachi and Toofly, the organization's mission is to provide a forum for women artists to share their ideas and showcase their work. According to YOUNITY: 'The confines of galleries were too rigid and staid; the 'white cube' did not lend much room for personal expression and individual style. [We] wanted to create a place wherein females ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 22, 2009 |
Artist Neil Freeman took subway maps from major cities around the world and posted them online, all to the same scale, without any station names, line differentiation or colors.
It's interesting to see how different cities' transportation systems look in relation to each other. Some are really dense, some are sprawling, some take on odd shapes. The site above compares Moscow to a daddy-long-legs, though i think it kind of looks like a neuron without the ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 22, 2009 |
This British art student, Sara Watson, spent 3 weeks painting this car to match the lot it's parked in, making it look like it's disappearing into invisibility. A recycling firm, Recycling Lives, gave her the car to paint for publicity.Just make sure you watch where you're walking in this lot. -Liza
(Photo via ... Read More
BY Susan in Artsy on May 20, 2009 |
Win tix to an exclusive Moby Listening Party! Here's your chance to win a pair of tickets to an exclusive listening party at The Hayden Planetarium on Wednesday May 27th!
There can only be 2 lucky winners, so enter now!
The winner will be chosen at random, no purchase necessary and only one entry per email please. Winners will receive a confirmation email from Mute records with timing details on Tuesday May 26th.
We want everyone to be winners so Mute is giving ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 18, 2009 |
Satisfied shoppers at yesterday's Spring Fling Craftacular, held in Brooklyn NY.The BUST office is basking in the afterglow of the thrilling time had by all at yesterday's, Spring Fling Craftacular. From the moment the doors opened till, the last booths were disassembled and packed up, the pace was frenetic. Throughout the day thousands perused the finest wares from excellent crafters, enjoyed a rotation of live DJ's, and took in the ambiance of the venue, ... Read More
BY Susan in Artsy on May 15, 2009 |
This weekend the one, the only BUST Spring Fling Craftacular is happening on Sunday at the Warsaw in Brooklyn! Over 50 rad designers and crafters are converging to sell their best items under one roof. Sign up for our free raffle, get a chance to win a Singer Sewing and Quilting Machine, a Yudu, a Batavus bike, and so much more! Snag a goodie bag stuffed with tons of swag if you are one of the first 250 through the door. Or go get a personalized screen printed ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on May 08, 2009 |
Go see Claw Money's first solo gig! It opens tonight, with an event from 7-10 pm. It's at Eastern District in Brooklyn (43 Bogart St - take the L train to Morgan Ave). The show runs until May 12th, but if you go tonight you get to meet the artist ... Read More
BY Sarah J. in Artsy on Apr 28, 2009 |
Amy Reeder Hadley is the artist on DC/Vertigo Comics' monthly book Madame Xanadu, one of the few titles in the line focused on a female lead character. Madame Xanadu moves through history, using magic to insinuate herself into various events familiar and strange. She has run-ins with everyone from Merlin to Marie Antoinette, and even has a showdown of sorts with everyone's favorite Vertigo character, Death.
Hadley was just nominated for her first Eisner award ... Read More
BY Jenni in Artsy on Apr 23, 2009 |
I previously wrote about Sundance sensation Precious a few months ago, and now it's been announced that it's going to play at zee most fantastique festival ever, Cannes. In fact, it's not just playing at Cannes â€” after all, even Jerry Seinfeld in a bee suit can get press on La Croisette â€” but it's the only movie from the U.S. competing for the prestigious "Un Certain Regard" award.
Check out the official line-up at Variety, or read more at the ... Read More
BY Web Intern in Artsy on Apr 22, 2009 |
Celebrate the notorious filmmaker's big 6-3 by checking out his sculpture exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery . You'll find a sculpture of Ike and Tina Turner, a jar of La Mer face cream and a giant roach motel. There are also some photographs in the exhibit, so go over to the Super Touch Art website and check it out .His work is on display through the end of May, so if you're out on the West Coast and can get to the Gagosian, you should definitely go see it in ... Read More