Photos: Inside the Fabled Walls of the Chelsea Hotel – Vanity Fair

“The Chelsea Hotel may be the only Manhattan lodging space famous for its grit rather than its glamour. Even as only a few of the establishment’s neon letters are lit at night, it remains a solid New York City tourist attraction, drawing all those curious about the infamous Nancy Spungen murder or their favorite Leonard Cohen lyric.” Read More

Art + Technology

shared.sponsoredcontent.com: Art + Technology “When Art and Physics Collide – Brought to you by Hyundai Motor Company Illuminating the principles of quantum physics, ‘Quantum’ invites us to explore new paradigms of modern science and techno-scientific culture. Ten artist projects explode how quantum physics impacts our social reality, with far-reaching and unexpected results. The curators join… Read More

8 Artists at the Paris Photo Fair Who Show Where Photography Is Going – The New York Times

Featured Images above:Left: “Samual Petersen” from the series “They Love Trampoline.” Mr. Petersen, 75 at the time of this picture, is a former fisherman who walks 2 hours every day to tend to his flock of sheep, Right: “Svínoy” from “They Love Trampoline.”  Credit Charlotte Abramow, via Fisheye Gallery

The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates – Atlas Obscura

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. When he shoots deserts—which he does primarily in the Moroccan Sahara and Canary Islands—Tombolini explores in a 4×4 and either sets up camp or stays in the nearest village. “GPS is a huge help as once night comes in, the place changes radically and directions that seemed… Read More

Mr America and American Manhood | Man-Pulp Mags

Joe Weider and his brother Ben – founders of the modern fitness and bodybuilding industry – also published Men’s Fitness and Adventure magazines in the 1950’s and 1960’s.   Kinda like “pulp novels” but in magazine form.  Topics ranged from sports and crime to the Korean War.  “You too can have muscles” to avoiding smoking and the… Read More

Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On the Wall

“King” by Candice Breitz “an installation consisting of 16 screens showing Jackson’s fans performing a capella the entire Thriller album” The exhibition Michael Jackson: On the Wall, curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, brings together works by over forty artists, all inspired by Michael Jackson, […] dailyartmagazine.com: Becoming Immortal – Michael Jackson: On the Wall     For… Read More

Why Gala Dalí—Muse, Model and Artist—Was More Than Just Salvador’s Wife | Smart News | Smithsonian

Barcelona exhibition draws on 315 artifacts to unravel the myths behind central surrealist figure smithsonianmag.com: Why Gala Dalí—Muse, Model and Artist—Was More Than Just Salvador’s Wife | Smart News | Smithsonian

No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man

Each year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, a city of more than 75,000 people rises out of the dust for a single week. During that time, enormous experimental art installations are erected and many are ritually burned to the ground. The thriving temporary metropolis known as Burning Man is a hotbed of artistic ingenuity, driving… Read More