Tof Vanmarque’s Recent Acrylic Paintings

Tof Vanmarque continues to evolve the shifting perspectives and details of his elaborate acrylic paintings. One of the hallmarks of Vanmarque’s style is blending lush hues with makeshift bodies and eroding structures, each scene its own strange narrative. The artist was last featured on our website here.

Get Out producers have made a film about talking politics at Thanksgiving

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Everyone’s familiar with the situation: it’s a big occasion, Christmas maybe, and the whole family are crowded around the dining table. Maybe this will be the year that we all just get along, you might think. And then Dad (unwittingly?) says something blatantly racist. And then all hell breaks loose.

This is the main premise, more or less, of The Oath, the feature-length debut from writer, director, and starring actor Ike Barinholtz. Emmy-nominated…

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John Byrd Recontextualizes Decorative Animal Sculptures

John Byrd works with taxidermy, hand-built ceramics, cast plastic, and other materials to create works that recall decorative souvenirs and knick-knacks. The artist says that “within a domestic space, I’m intrigued by the ability of an encapsulated aesthetic to establish, defy, and challenge characteristics of culture and class.”

There’s going to be a public memorial for Aretha Franklin

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A memorial for Aretha Franklin has been announced, following the singer’s death at the age of 76 on August 16. A public viewing will take place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on August 28 and 29, open from 9am to 9pm each day. Her private funeral, for only friends and family, will take place two days after the public viewing ends, on August 31.

Holding the memorial at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History…

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There’s going to be a public memorial for Aretha Franklin

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A memorial for Aretha Franklin has been announced, following the singer’s death at the age of 76 on August 16. A public viewing will take place at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on August 28 and 29, open from 9am to 9pm each day. Her private funeral, for only friends and family, will take place two days after the public viewing ends, on August 31.

Holding the memorial at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History…

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A man has fallen into an Anish Kapoor artwork and ended up in hospital

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A man has ended up in hospital after falling into one of British artist Anish Kapoor’s installations at the Serralves museum in Porto.

The now ironically-titled “Descent into Limbo (1992)” is comprised of a cubic building with a circular hole in the center of its floor, which visitors can walk around. The sides of the hole are coated with a black pigment to give the impression of an infinite space, but the hole itself is (luckily) only 2.5 metres deep.…

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Watch a trailer for Yayoi Kusama’s upcoming documentary, Infinity

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Yayoi Kusama’s artworks are instantly recognisable; from her polka-dotted canvases to her so-Instagrammable Infinity Mirror rooms, the 89-year-old’s creations are iconic examples of contemporary art. But things haven’t always been so easy for the Japanese artist, as revealed in the new trailer for her documentary, Infinity.

The documentary will deal with Kusama’s journey to becoming one of the most internationally-renowned artists since…

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Rihanna’s new documentary is set to release very soon

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Way back in 2016 it was announced that we were getting a Rihanna documentary from Peter Berg, director of Lone Survivor and 2012’s Battleship (the film that saw the singer in her first major acting role). Since then there’s been little news on the film, but Berg has revealed in a recent interview that we can…

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