Smack-a-Hilton: First-Person Account of Barron’s “Attack”


You may have heard that Barron Hilton was punched in the face over the weekend in Miami – conflicting reports are circulating like Twitter-fire. Barron posted a picture of his injuries to Instagram and claimed that he was attacked because of Lindsay Lohan. Paris is now in big sister mode and has threatened Lohan online. TMZ reported that Barron was ... See the Rest

Jay-Z: *?%#! Art Lover


Excerpts from Jay-Z's "Picasso Baby" off his new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail; I just want a Picasso, in my casa No, my castle I’m a hassa, no I’m an asshole I’m never satisfied, can’t knock my hustle I wanna Rothko, no I wanna brothel … Oh what a feeling – fuck it I want a billion Jeff Koons balloons, I just wanna blow up Condos in ... See the Rest

Baby You Can Drive My Art: Ichwan Noor and the Beetles


According to Hong Kong art site Juxtapose, the obscure Indonesian artist Ichwan Noor created this huge art ball by "transforming, fusing and morphing" a vintage 1953 VW Beetle into a big yellow globe. It was installed at the recent Art Basel show in Hong Kong. Japan Times says the artist has done this sort of thing to five other Volkswagen Beetles. ... See the Rest

Keeping Up with Trecartin


Ryan Trecartin and Amanda Lepore just met at Art Basel Miami. Maybe we will see her cast in one of his upcoming films. Please. ... See the Rest

Kim Kash Kontest


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Phil Tarley, our man in Miami, writes:  It’s big. It’s bold. There is no way to see it all. Year nine of Art Basel Miami Beach broke attendance records with 46,000 artophiles clamoring over 250 galleries from every corner of the earth. And that was just the main show on the Miami Beach Convention floor. The dominance of Pop and the emergence ... See the Rest

I Remember Shooting Dennis Hopper

(Photo by Phil Tarley)Phil Tarley writes: A couple of years ago I shot Dennis Hopper at the Art Basel Miami Beach "I Love Film" night, saluting him and Easy Rider. The theater on Lincoln Road held 400 people and there were a thousand fans scrambling for seats. I sat in the first row just a few feet from Hopper, who seemed so thin and ... See the Rest

Benjamin Mackenzie is moist

And I would lick him dry. Swear to God. Love him. He was spotted here, arriving in Miami for Art Basel, so that might explain the sweaty pits. But as I said, this is not a deal breaker with me. In fact: The only thing that would make this pic hotter is if those pit stains were on HIS COP UNIFORM from Southland! (via Tabloid Prodigy) ... See the Rest