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

And now you will know the answer.

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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.

Post image for The Met Is Very Popular, But Not as Popular as Disneyland

What the Met’s figures mean, compared to other tourist locales.

Post image for Thanks, Wikipedia: Happy Birthday to Marcel Duchamp!

Happy birthday, Marcel Duchamp! In honor of the famed Dadaist, who would have turned 127 today, our second installment of “Thanks, Wikipedia” is a selection of rarely discussed facts on the artist, all found in Wikipedia.

Post image for Million-Dollar Mistakes: Get Your Fake Rembrandt on eBay

Any serious buyer would dismiss an old master being sold online as sketchy. But that doesn’t stop some people from trying to sell million-dollar mistakes online.

Take, for example, this Rembrandt being sold on eBay for $999,000.