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How American Vandal expertly crafted a doc (that just happened to be fiction)

reader comments 24 Share this story The American Vandal creative team chats with Ars at ATX TV Festival 2018. AUSTIN, Texas—Among the reasons Netflix’s American Vandal worked: dedication, not just ... Read More

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 review: Chrome OS revives Google’s tablet future

Enlarge / Hellllloooooo Chrome OS tablets.Valentina Palladino reader comments 75 Share this story Chrome OS took over schools with clamshells, but now Google is shaking things up with slabs. After ... Read More

Jean-Maxime Labrecque adds mirrored staircase to Playful Tudor home in Montreal

A staircase featuring a mirrored balustrade now leads up through this home in Montreal, renovated by local architect Jean-Maxime Labrecque. Called Playful Tudor, the project involved the transformation of a ... Read More

How design has helped refugees in times of crisis and discrimination

This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the occasion by asking ... Read More

‘We Make Kids Disappear’? Wielding Paint Rollers, an Art Collective Scaled a Bay Area Billboard to Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy

A billboard bashing Trump's child separation policy for asylum-seeking immigrants greeted commuters in the San Francisco area yesterday morning. The post ‘We Make Kids Disappear’? Wielding Paint Rollers, an Art ... Read More

Is This Painted Tile Leonardo da Vinci’s Earliest Known Artwork? Experts Are at Odds

Could the tiny ceramic tile have survived 500 years? The post Is This Painted Tile Leonardo da Vinci’s Earliest Known Artwork? Experts Are at Odds appeared first on artnet News ... Read More

From the Music Video That Mesmerized the Art World to a Devastating Fire at a Scottish Art School: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Catch up on the weeks news—fast. The post From the Music Video That Mesmerized the Art World to a Devastating Fire at a Scottish Art School: The Best and Worst ... Read More

Can Posh Spice Bring Some Heat to the Old Masters? Victoria Beckham and Sotheby’s Team Up for a Show in London

Could this be the missing ingredient to a revitalized Old Masters market? The post Can Posh Spice Bring Some Heat to the Old Masters? Victoria Beckham and Sotheby’s Team Up ... Read More

Xenon Pictures Brings a Bevy of Blaxploitation Titles to VOD This July

I will never profess to be well learned in the ways of the Blaxploitation genre, but if there was ever a time to dive right into it it will be ... Read More

The Swiss Institute Opens Its New East Village With Show of Readymades

The first exhibition at the space includes work by Hans Haacke, Lutz Bacher, and Claire Fontaine. Read More The post The Swiss Institute Opens Its New East Village With Show ... Read More

Buzz Aldrin returns to Twitter, sues his son and former manager

Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, meets backstage with former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin, prior to giving the keynote speech at the Humans to Mars Summit in May, 2018, ... Read More

Antony Gibbon builds stilted wooden treehouse in Upstate New York forest

This elevated, cedar-clad treehouse in New York's Ulster County features a huge window that offers views of woodland and mountains, and a path to a lake and a hot tub ... Read More

Mat Heinl: Is there really no place for designers in the boardroom?

New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat Heinl, ... Read More

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ Trailer Reveals Netflix’s YA Adaptation

Netflix has released the first trailer for the highly anticipated adaptation of Jenny Han’s bestselling YA novel To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Scripted by Sofia Alvarez (Man Seeking ... Read More

Watch: ‘Westworld’ Mobile Game Puts Players in Control of the Park

Just ahead of the season finale of HBO’s Westworld this weekend, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has dropped a bot-load of info about their new mobile game tie-in. If you’re into theme ... Read More

Did Coca-Cola Turn Warhol Into a Pop Artist? A New Whitney Show Looks at the Artist’s Early and Lesser-Known Works

Whitney curator Donna De Salvo says the show will include surprises and challenge perceptions of the artist. The post Did Coca-Cola Turn Warhol Into a Pop Artist? A New Whitney ... Read More

Can Calcio Storico, an Ultraviolent Ancient Italian Sport, Help Heal Our Political Divides? Artist Shaun Leonardo Thinks So

In a new performance debuting at the Guggenheim, Shaun Leonardo mines ancient Italian athletics to inform a body-language-only debate. The post Can Calcio Storico, an Ultraviolent Ancient Italian Sport, Help ... Read More

Don’t Tell Killmonger, but the Smithsonian’s African American Museum Is Going to Show Black Panther’s Vibranium Suit

The prop Panther costume will be seen alongside the institution's first-ever film festival in October. The post Don’t Tell Killmonger, but the Smithsonian’s African American Museum Is Going to Show ... Read More

Gagosian Fires Back, Moving to Dismiss Lawsuits by Two Disgruntled Jeff Koons Collectors

The gallery claims it was transparent about potential delays and tried to accommodate alternate payment plans. The post Gagosian Fires Back, Moving to Dismiss Lawsuits by Two Disgruntled Jeff Koons ... Read More

What’s a Land Artist to Do When His Living Sculpture Starts Dying? David Nash Comes to Terms With the End of ‘Ash Dome’

The British sculptor is resigned to the fact that his circle of ash trees will not outlive him because of a deadly fungus. The post What’s a Land Artist to ... Read More

Art Industry News: A Warhol Painting Is Now Being Sold in the First-Ever Blockchain Art Auction + More Must-Read Stories

Plus, the Whiney Museum will be open seven days a week in July and August and ArtPrize is becoming a biannual event. The post Art Industry News: A Warhol Painting ... Read More

North Bend 2018: Exclusive Images From Patrick Cunningham’s MODEL HOME

Patrick Cunningham's debut feature film, Model Home, will have its World Premiere at the new destination festival North Bend, the home of David Lynch's Twin Peaks. Screen Anarchy has been ... Read More

‘Picture Fiction’ at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

See images from one notable show every weekday. Read More The post ‘Picture Fiction’ at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago appeared first on ARTnews ... Read More

Air Force certifies Falcon Heavy, orders satellite launch for 2020

Enlarge / The Falcon Heavy rocket took off at 3:45pm ET Tuesday, Feb. 6, with all 27 engines firing.Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica reader comments 88 Share this story When ... Read More

Studio Saxe transforms Costa Rican lodge into The Gilded Iguana surf resort

Costa Rican architecture firm Studio Saxe has expanded an existing residence with hotel rooms and a pool to create a new resort in the beach town of Nosara. The lush property, ... Read More

Restaurant Issho fuses Japanese culture and Britishness in its branding

The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan. The post Restaurant ... Read More

‘Welcome to Marwen’ Trailer Reveals Steve Carell in Robert Zemeckis’ Documentary Adaptation

Universal Pictures has released the first trailer for Oscar-winning Forrest Gump and Back to the Future filmmaker Robert Zemeckis’ new film Welcome to Marwen. Based on the documentary Marwencol by ... Read More
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