You think you have what it takes to roller-skate with the best of them? Test out your dance moves on wheels, donate a couple of bucks at the Bayanihan Spirit party to benefit typhoon victims, and take your frustrations out on some really hideous art, all before the end of the week.
It seemed something like a miracle back in 2005 when psychedelic-rock pioneer Roky Erickson -- who plays Bell House in Brooklyn tonight -- took the stage at the Austin, Texas eatery Threadgill's, returning from decades of crippling mental illness and a hermit-like existence that had him pegged as Am ... More >>
Actual poll currently running on the Bravo site There is a Bravo show called Work of Art: The Search for the Next Great Artist. As we've told you before, it's a reality-TV competition ostensibly about searching every gallery nook and gutter grate for America's Next Great Artist--not a Very Good Art ... More >>
Catch designer-toy fever
Image via the decapitator's photostreamThe mysterious street artist known only as the Decapitator is in town, decapitating things. The culture jammer caused a huge stir in London last year, after Carrie Bradsaw was seen carrying her own head in a detourned version of a Sex and the City advert ... More >>
A summertime show with Obits Rick Froberg and Elbow-Toe
Ron English with Shepard Fairey in Denver this summer Once known as the hairy grandaddy of whatever it is people consider the “lowbrow art” movement, Ron English was most identifiable this year as the agit-pop provocateur behind that vaguely controversial "Abraham Obama" portrait. But in additi ... More >>
In the week that Jim Jones made musical theater history, we joined the campaign to win Dame Dash a Tony Award, or at least a Vogue feature. T.I. continues to charm America; so, from beyond the grave, does ODB. AC/DC still have it, as do Quintron and Miss Pussycat. This new Jawbreaker band may or ma ... More >>
G.I. O--the Real American Hero!
Indie works in progress vie for buyers at 25th IFP Market
Sampling the Latest Crop of Mag Stories
Guerrilla Artists Celebrate 20 Years of Culture Jamming