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neon art

Neon Sculptures Illuminate Animals on the Verge of Extinction

A pop-up art exhibit sheds light on creatures threatened by consumerism.
Beatrice Barkholz
7.2.17
Consumerism
Consumerism

99 American Artists Display Their Dollar Store Dreams in Detroit

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit’s new exhibition about the dollar store holds value in the Motor City.
Rebecca Mazzei
5.31.17
Social Media
Social Media

This Strange, Subversive Instagram Exposes the Sickness of Social Media

Time2Reflect uses unorthodox catalog and play-doh composites to critique our obsession with social media.
Andrew Nunes
5.13.17
Art
Art

This Artist Tells Multimedia Crime Stories By Questioning the Justice System

Mixed-media artist Ilona Gaynor uses her breadth of financial and legal knowledge to tell inward-facing stories of the justice system.
The Creators Project
1.26.17
Art
Art

An Ideological Candy Shop Gave Croatian History Lessons at Art Basel

Irena Haiduk’s booth as part of the Kabinett Section of Art Basel offered candy to fairgoers….if they were willing to take a political stance.
Andrew Nunes
12.9.16
Art
Art

CONSUME OR DIE | GIF Six-Pack

If ever there were a time for retail therapy, it's never.
Beckett Mufson
11.25.16
Fashion
Fashion

A Felt Artist Recreated the UK's Most Shoplifted Items

British artist Lucy Sparrow took a humorous look at the everyday criminal act of shoplifting.
Kevin Holmes
11.2.16
Art
Art

Provocative Women Peer From Behind Fortune Cookie Wisdom

The artist paired pornographic photography with sage advice.
Diana Shi
10.8.16
Art
Art

Exhibition Challenges the Notion of the Brazilian Outcast

Through his subversion of capitalist and consumerist objects, artist Adriano Costa challenges society’s tendency toward exclusion.
Andrew Nunes
7.18.16
Art
Art

Adrien Brody Gets 'Hooked' on Fish Art at Frieze Week

The Academy Award-winning actor discusses his art practice and exhibition at Art New York during Frieze week.
DJ Pangburn
5.7.16
Design
Design

Turn Your Coke Case Into A DIY Virtual Reality Headset

Giant food companies are going tech by offering Google Cardboard-like glasses that can be created directly from their product packaging.
Benoit Palop
3.20.16
PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOTOGRAPHY

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Any Photographer

Got a friend who's trying to rule Instagram? Look no further.
Beckett Mufson
12.8.15