Post image for North Korea’s Utopia: Brancusi Meets “The Jetsons”?

It’s rare that we get a look inside North Korean culture–the country largely blocks access to outsiders, while a restrictive U.S. embargo makes it difficult for museums to purchase North Korean art, even from third-parties. A current exhibition at the Venice Architectural Biennale, though, gives us some more insight into the culture of the notoriously isolated country.

Post image for We Went to Bushwick: Inmates and Artists

A former inmate and a former corrections officer make art.

Post image for Q&A: Why Do We Have Easel Paintings?

And now you will know the answer.


This gif by Max Capacity is an endless parade of cyborgs-on-unicycles. The result is oddly hypnotic. Obscured by VHS glitch lines, watching this feels a bit like getting a vision of the future as filtered through your TV set.

Post image for Weighing Risks, After Last Week’s Cancelled Pro-Palestine Workshop

“[W]hat is the responsibility of each of us, in the context of potential genocide?” An interview with artist and activist Amin Husain after last week’s cancelled “10 Days/10 Ideas” workshop.

Post image for School of Doodle: Where John Baldessari Teaches Teen Girls Art

Have you ever wished that John Baldessari could be your art teacher? Well, now that he’s retired from both CalArts and UCLA, that’s not going to happen. But if you’re a teenage girl, the new organization School of Doodle might be able to help out.