Inaugurating the back half of Banksy's month-long residency in New York is an all-city exhibition of a grotesque Ronald McDonald sculpture. Yes, really.
You might know Shepard Fairey. If you don't, you probably do or at least haven't realized yet. The Los Angeles man behind Obey and one of the stars in street artist Banksy's mockumentary, "Exit Through the Gift Shop," has risen to fame in the contemporary art world, partly because he created one of ... More >>
Adam Yauch, better known as MCA and one of the founding Beastie Boys, died today after being diagnosed with cancer in 2009. He was 47.
Courtesy ABCAnd now for the awards portion of the evening! Full disclosure: the three of us have seen only five of the Best Picture nominees. Not that it matters. So:
"If you win this auction I will mail you a piece of paper revealing the true identity of "Banksy": This according to Ebay seller daigroandujo, who leaves us public folk only six more days to elbow our way to the prize of an English man's privacy. Perhaps the morning trudge from bed to bathroo ... More >>
The results are in
MGMT. You're wearing two different socks, dude. Photo by Josh CheuseIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla on the gleeful self-sabotage of MGMT, Francis Davis looks back on the work of jazz's Paul Motian, and Theon Weber reviews David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love tribute to Imel ... More >>