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Heady Fwends: Chatting With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Fun.'s Jack Antonoff, honeyhoney and Milo Greene

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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College Students Explore Their Wild Side

Posted 03.30.2012 | Arts

Artist Nick Cave is known for his imaginative "soundsuits", rainbow multimedia costumes that completely transform the wearer into a moving, living art...

Tim Noble And Sue Webster Are Junkyard Royalty

Posted 02.07.2012 | Arts

Tim Noble and Sue Webster create insouciant masterpieces that flaunt a meticulous eye for detail. Their incredible shadow projections are irreverent s...

Nick Cave's (Wonderfully) Manic Rejection Letter To MTV

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home

Remember that time Nick Cave said no to an MTV award with a pleasantly hysterical letter? Nope? Well here's the calmer first bit of the Australian sin...

PHOTOS: Delicious Newcomers To See At Art Basel Miami Beach

Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts

Art Basel Miami Beach is America's biggest art fair, and each year it features hundreds of the world's hottest visual artists, from world-famous art s...

Wal-Mart Heiress Stands Firm As Art Museum Set To Open

Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts

At this point, Alice Walton knows how to brush off the critics. After unveiling plans for the new Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in her hometo...

Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Contemporary Art (Video)

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

While we walk the corridors of the museum and throughout the superb exhibit Pandora's Box, Mr. Darling talks about the importance of the museum creating a safe space to ask questions, and ways we can all relate to art.

Art For Africa To Hold All-Star Charity Auction

Posted 11.28.2011 | Arts

"Before I went to Africa I dreamed of Africa," wrote journalist Frances Schultz when recounting her involvement with the Africa Foundation. She since ...

The Roots, Courtney Love Rock Fashion Week Parties

Simona Rabinovitch | Posted 09.16.2011 | Style
Simona Rabinovitch

It's those little surprises that make it all worthwhile, and I'm speaking of both parties and real life. For me, those welcome moments summed up my experience navigating New York Fashion Week's party scene this season.

Sketches of Spain

Tamsin Smith | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

What makes a good life? Artistotle put in a plug for happiness, though his is a much more disciplined and nuanced use of the phrase. "Happy" -- ubiq...

Anna Calvi, Live in NYC (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

2011-08-04-grab.jpgHere's Anna Calvi performing at Le Poisson Rouge, which was once the legendary jazz venue the Village Gate.

The Patagonia Music Collective Launches -- Plus a Conversation With John Popper

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Today, the environmentally conscious clothing company Patagonia Inc. launches "The Patagonia Music Collective" by releasing two 11-track bundles that are part of an ongoing series intended to be a new model for green giving.

The Best and Worst of 2010

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

On a personal level, I want to say "thank God" that the year 2010 is coming to an end, but artistically speaking it was definitely a year to remember.

Artworld Gift Guide for the Holidays

Jim Hedges | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jim Hedges

Art is more accessible than ever before in history. What's best is that everyone can now buy real art made by recognized contemporary masters for modest prices.

Artist Nick Cave's South Loop 'World Of Wonder'

Racked Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Just months after his wearable "SoundSuits" art series was featured in Vogue's September issue, local artist Nick Cave converted his storefront studio...

Illuminations: A Conversation With Josh Groban, Plus Dave Barnes, Hilary Scott & Jennifer Love Hewitt's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Grinderman Is the First Great Band of the Anthropocene Epoch

Jillian Burt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jillian Burt

Grinderman is the first great band of the Anthropocene Epoch. Their music is primal, charming and funky and their lyrics are witty observations of where we stand as a civilization at this moment in geologic time.

How Should Complex Digital Works Be Reviewed?

Jillian Burt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jillian Burt

Debates about eBooks, about who gets to be publishers, and what devices they're made available for, all seem to be focused on the idea of the book as something separate. Enhanced Editions is preserving the nature of a book.

Johnny Depp, Shane McGowan, Chrissy Hynde, Nick Cave: "I Put a Spell on You" for Haiti

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Johnny Depp, Chrissy Hynde, Shane McGowan, Nick Cave, and Glen Matlock were among the artists who recorded this awesome version of Screamin' Jay Hawki...

Video: Book Publishers, Authors Launching iPhone Apps

Daisy Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Daisy Whitney

The book industry is feverishly trying to reinvent itself with new digital versions of books, and now a handful of authors are turning to the iPhone for help.

What Is a Book?

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Hugh McGuire

What matters is how we -- readers, publishers, technologists -- achieve what we want. Paper books aren't the only game in town anymore, and maybe in certain cases they aren't the best game.

Interview: Singer/Songwriter Lizzy Grant on Cheap Thrills, Elvis, The Flamingos, Trailer Parks, and Coney Island

Felicia C. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Felicia C. Sullivan

Lizzy Grant: I like things that go fast, things with bright colors, things that taste good. At Coney Island, you can get a Coca Cola, ride the roller coaster, and watch everybody.

Upbeat Miami Art Fairs

Paul Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Paul Klein

In years past I've found the Art Basel/Miami show to be progressively more commercial -- to the point that I found it offensive -- or at least in bad taste. This year I was impressed.

The Next Big Thing? White Lies At The Empty Bottle

Decider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If the guys in London's White Lies don't watch out, they could soon suffer a backlash (and since they've been hyped by the English music press, this i...