Visual Arts

The Photography of Austin Young

The Photography of Austin Young

Austin Young’s vibrant portraits have been published in Vogue, Rolling Stone, Flaunt, and Interview, with subjects ranging from A-list celebrities to drag queens.

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Clive Barker: Author, Filmmaker, Artist

Clive Barker: Author, Filmmaker, Artist

English author Clive Barker is a master of the horror-fiction genre, having written more than 20 books while also directing several hit films, including Hellraiser (1987) and Lord of Illusions (1995).

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Wanted: The LomoKino from Lomography

Wanted: The LomoKino from Lomography

Moving pictures with 35mm still film? In a word: yes. Lomography just announced the LomoKino, a film camera that creates motion pictures on 35mm still film with a total of 144 frames.

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Dirty Baby

Dirty Baby

Artist Ed Ruscha, musician Nels Cline, and poet David Breskin combine creative disciplines in Dirty Baby, an art book that’s also a multimedia work of art.

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Lun*na Menoh

Lun*na Menoh

Drawing on clothing design as inspiration, Japanese-born artist Lun*na Menoh’s playful creations subtly reveal sobering themes of alienation, loss, and decay.

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Coined Consumerism

Coined Consumerism

A compilation of images, interviews, and essays, Christopher D. Salyers’ Vending Machines: Coined Consumerism provides an engaging survey of a modern-day mechanical phenomenon.

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Montréal presents ‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’

Montréal presents ‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’

Jean Paul Gaultier is the designer behind some of fashion’s most memorable looks, from Madonna’s cone bras to 1980s kilt-inspired man-skirts. But the legendary French couturier has not only made clothes for the concert stage and the runway; he has also designed for the big screen, creating costumes for films like Peter Greenaway’s The Cook,(…)

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It’s…Funnyman!

It’s…Funnyman!

After the success of their first creation, Superman, writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster tried to recreate the magic with Funnyman, the “first Jewish superhero.”

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The Art of John Lurie

The Art of John Lurie

Musician, indie-film star, and the man behind the TV series Fishing With John, John Lurie is a provocative visual artist, as well. Reminiscent of cave paintings, Lurie’s emotionally charged works are paired with clever and engaging narrative titles.

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Speaking with John

Speaking with John

John Lurie has starred in a string of Jim Jarmusch films in the ’80s, wrote and directed the cult-hit TV series Fishing With John, and composed dozens of albums and film scores.

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