The Afro Pick as a Symbol of Home

Afropicks (all images courtesy the artist)Simon Skinner had trouble finding an afro pick in Stockholm, so the Afro-Swedish designer made his own set.“I...

Those are some funky clogs, Jan! – The Artsology Blog

Every once in a while, when you get a chance to view a famous painting in person, or – in my current situation...

Garden-Hose Sculptures, Seductive Landscapes, and More Brighten a Rainy Night on the Lower East...

Johnston Foster, “Cul-de-Sac” (2015) detail view at Freight + Volume (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic unless otherwise noted)Falling on a muggy...

Art history masterpieces on your feet – The Artsology Blog

I received the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s gift catalog in the mail the other day, and while I saw a number of things...

Diversity in my neighborhood – The Artsology Blog

As I’ve been going out for walks in my neighborhood (Belleville, NJ) recently, I’ve noticed a lot of different – and interesting –...

Contradictory visual message in Times Square – The Artsology Blog

I was in NYC the other day, and found myself walking down 8th Avenue through Times Square on my way back to Penn...

Unusual NYC sidewalk still life – The Artsology Blog

This photograph was taken a while ago, but it’s a nice example of “found art” on a sidewalk in the Chelsea neighborhood of...

The Soulful Standouts Amid the Fanfare of Frieze LA

The Paramount Studios backlot, where Frieze Special Projects were installed, like Hannah Greely’s “High and Dry” (2019) (photo by Elisa Wouk Almino/Hyperallergic)LOS ANGELES...

Testing out Google’s new Art Transfer App – The Artsology Blog

Google recently published a blog post describing a new feature in their Arts & Culture app. The app is called “Art Transfer,” and...

Imagining Skyscrapers in Iran’s Ancient Architecture

Safi-o-Din shrine in northwestern Iran reimagined (all images courtesy of Mohammad Hassan Forouzanfar)From the royal palaces of Persepolis to the glorious mosques of...

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