‘Cosmic Snake’ Offers High Scores For Talented Cave-In Artists

Cosmic Snake doesn’t have much to do with the classic game save for giving you a snake to control, although this one is more interested in digging holes and dropping ceilings on things than eating small bits and getting bigger. In Cosmic Snake, you want to dig holes in all of that heavy, heavy dirt […]

Two Pop Culture-Loving Artists Pay Tribute to the ‘Objects of Their Affection’

Los Angeles-based Dave Quiggle and Seattle’s Barry Blankenship have both contributed to several events at the pop culture-obsessed Gallery1988, so when our friends at the gallery asked them to do a collaborative show, the print artists proved a good match. As their shared theme, they asked themselves a question many an artist has pondered: what […]

Earth’s first artists? Oldest known cave paintings created by ‘sophisticated’ Neanderthals (VIDEO)

More sophisticated and closer to modern humans than previously thought, Neanderthals were the world’s first artists, according to new research which has uncovered cave art in Spain thought to be some 65,000 years old. The incredible discovery calls into question previous assumptions about the archaic humans and suggests they may have had an artistic sense […]

Neanderthals were artists and thought symbolically, new studies argue

Enlarge / Can you spot the three hand stencils? (credit: J. Zilhão) Hominins have lived in Western Spain’s Maltravieso Cave off and on for the last 180,000 years. At some point in those long millennia of habitation, some of them left behind hand stencils, dots and triangles, and animal figures painted in red on the […]

Male artists explained why they were wearing white roses to the Grammys — and people loved it

Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Networks backlash after not asking men on the Golden Globes’ red carpet about their support for #MeToo and Time’s Up At Sunday’s Grammy Awards’ red carpet, E! asked both men and women about their support for the movements. Artists including Sam Smith and Nick Jonas shared their thoughts. Networks faced backlash following the Golden […]

Apple Music now offers artists detailed streaming and download info

As a musician, knowing how your songs are performing on streaming platforms is important. Spotify brought real-time stats and demographic information to a dedicated app for artists this past October, while Pandora and YouTube have had similar dashboards for a while now. Finally, Cupertino is catching up with the beta launch of Apple Music for […]