Tonya Corkey has found a new way to make portraits by using everyday lint.
Whether you’re a fan or foe of the fab four, you can’t deny the Beatles’ influence on popular culture. 50 years after the lads from Liverpool asked us to “Love Me Do,” a group of artists have come together to show how Beatles songs continue to fuel creativity.
Old Masters are so pre-19th century. Brilliant artist Kehinde Wiley gives traditional paintings a fresh new look with his series, Black Light.
Step aside, 3D big-budget actioners. Anders Ramsell is forging new ground by rendering the first 12 minutes of Blade Runner in aquarelle paintings.
We all know Disney’s version of Snow White, but the classic fairy tale that inspired the 1937 animated feature film is much more grim — literally. As recorded by the Brothers Grimm, the original story involves a bloody boar’s heart, an apple-induced coma, and other nightmarish tidbits, all promising generations of children around the world many, many sleepless nights.
The Pixies redefined the alt-rock genre with stripped-down tunes, biting lyrics, and an unguarded attitude that inspired bands everywhere. Dig for Fire: Art Inspired by the Pixies honors their role in rock history, as well as their cultural legacy, featuring more than 30 artists’ visual tributes to the Pixies’ music.
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).
Drawing on clothing design as inspiration, Japanese-born artist Lun*na Menoh’s playful creations subtly reveal sobering themes of alienation, loss, and decay.
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.
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.