Artists and Their Cats

Behind every great artist is a furry feline friend. Thus we bring you artists and their cats. That is all...

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May 11, 2017 12:25:00
Balenciaga vs IKEA

Balenciaga vs IKEA

Proving fashion folks do have a sense of humor (maybe), style-minded DIY-ers have recently taken to Instagram with abandon. They're showing off makeshift items they fashioned out of IKEA's very blue, very plastic, very ubiquitous Frakta bag.

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May 08, 2017 17:18:00
Luis Padron

Becoming Elf-Aware

A self-described "trans-species" man in Argentina is using plastic surgery to transform himself into an elf. So far his operations include liposuction on his jaw, rhinoplasty, full-body hair removal, laser skin bleaching, and what he says are painful operations to change his eye color.

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May 06, 2017 18:22:00
Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich at the Met Gala

When a Performance Artist Crashes the Met Gala

Performance artist Fyodor Pavlov-Andreevich had himself encased, naked, in a transparent box and left on the red carpet of the Met Gala on Monday night. He was swiftly removed, arrested by police, and is now facing possible charges of public lewdness, obstructing governmental administration, criminal trespassing, and disorderly conduct.

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May 03, 2017 17:29:00
Yva Richard

When Fetish Gear Was Scandalous

Yva Richard — founded in France by L. Richard and his wife Nativa, a seamstress — was one of few purveyors of fetish lingerie and bondage paraphernalia from the 1920s to the early 40s.

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Apr 30, 2017 18:55:00
Cheeky Exploits

Butts in the Breeze

Know what would make a boring guided tour or another mountain hike a lot more interesting? A bit of casual exhibitionism, that's what. Cheeky Exploits is the new Instagram inviting travelers to "spread the love" by exposing their derriere in public places and submitting a pic. Not sure how they're getting around persnickety Instagram censors, but no one complain — okay!? — because this is something we can all get behind...

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Apr 29, 2017 22:57:00
Fantich & Young

Shoes With Bite

Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young, who hail from Ukraine and the UK, respectively, are East London-based artists better known as Fantich & Young.

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Apr 27, 2017 16:11:00
LGBT: San Francisco

Wild Scenes of 70s San Francisco

The first book dedicated to lensman Daniel Nicoletta’s trove of powerful images, LGBT: San Francisco (Reel Art Press), traces the great American gay mecca from the 1970s to the present through moving, sometimes wild, photographs.

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Apr 26, 2017 15:03:00
Björk in James Merry masks

Meet Björk's Mask-Maker

Like all in Björk's creative coterie, mask-maker James Merry (what a name!) works with the hand of a craftsman and the soul of an artist. For the British native — who splits his time between bustling New York and a remote cabin in Iceland, surrounded by mossy outcroppings and fields of lavender — it's all about quiet contemplation and profound transformation.

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Apr 25, 2017 17:32:00

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