#ArchitecturePorn: The Menil Collection Unveils Their New Drawing Institute In Houston

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I'm from Houston originally and one of the best things about the city, is the Menil Collection, one of my favorite museums. The building designed by Renzo Piano, is part of a series of structures in a residential neighborhood in a 30-acre complex designed by David Chipperfield Architects, that includes Piano’s Cy Twombly Gallery, the Dan Flavin ... See the Rest

Brooklyn Museum: Artist Kehinde Wiley Is Accused of “Seducing An Art Public Cowed by Political Correctness”


Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic at the Brooklyn Museum has been a highly anticipated show but apparently, not EVERYONE loves this artist. Kehinde's work raise questions about race, gender, and the politics of representation by portraying contemporary African American men and women. The artist uses the conventions of traditional European portraiture ... See the Rest

#PictureThis: Matt Lipps’ “Library” Series Is The Time of Your Life


Matt Lipps’ work combines collage, constructed still life, and appropriated imagery and photography into a new and original form. This new exhibition consists of these 13 large-scale works from Lipps’ series “Library”, based on images from Time-Life’s 1970s seventeen volume set of books called “Library of Photography”. Lipps cuts out and assembles ... See the Rest

#SteelMasters: John Chamberlain & Jean Prouvé At Gagosian


Gagosian New York, along with with Galerie Patrick Seguin in Paris, just opened a dual show worthy of a museum with works by American artist John Chamberlain and French architect and designer Jean Prouvé. These two twentieth century innovators have used metal to a new potential in their respective fields –art and design. Large- and small-scale ... See the Rest

#ArtNews: Is Bjork’s (Badly Reviewed) Retrospective MoMA’s Pop Culture Swan Song?

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I've been hearing rumblings of bad things since the show was announced. Criticizing a museum for celebrating a pop star, or making fun of the kooky lady that wore the swan dress to the Oscars is WAY too easy. So, I wanted to hear that this was a great show –or even just good. Nope. My problem isn't necessarily with the subject matter but, I will ... See the Rest

Big Freedia Queen Diva Vol. 3 Issue #2

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  In this issue of Big Freedia Queen Diva, we find Freedia sharing a tour bus with her entire team as they continue the Just Be Free Tour. The close quarters are putting everyone's nerves to the test, especially Freedia's. It seems some members of the team have brought their bad habits along with them and Melvin thinks it's time to air out ... See the Rest

MILK to the Youth of Today: “Keep Being Weird and You’ll Grow as an Artist”

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In today's Huffington Post, RuPaul's Drag Race season six fan fave MILK gives advice to young queens who don't fit in with more traditional drag styles. Hear his inspiring words of wisdom after the jump.  ... See the Rest

MONDAY NIGHT: Come See the Unveiling of Jason Mecier’s Portrait of Big Freedia at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery!

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San Francisco based pop artist Jason Mecier creates outrageous 3-D mosaic portraits of treasured pop culture icons. You've seen his Ru, his Lisa Vanderpump, his Justin Timberlake, and his Honey Boo-Boo, of course – all gorgeously rendered from candy and jewelry and common household objects. Now he's done an absolutely uncanny portrait of Big ... See the Rest