Van Gogh mystery solved: The real reason tortured artist cut off own ear

A BBC Four documentary suggests that bullfighting fan Van Gogh severed the ear to mimic the plight of a wounded bull in the ring. It was his way of saying he had been “conquered” by Gauguin. The fascinating revelations come from esteemed art critic Waldemar Januszczak in a new series which attempts to unlock the mysteries in […]

Artist Laurent Durieux Breaks Down Every Poster in His New Mondo Show

Laurent Durieux belongs on the short list of the best pop culture artists working today. His classical style, his subtle wit, and his attention to detail lead to posters that are often astonishing to behold. Austin’s Mondo Gallery is playing host to Durieux’s latest gallery show, titled “The Art of Laurent Durieux Part Two”, which opens today […]

There’s one red flag you should watch out for before getting a tattoo, according to Johnny Depp’s tattoo artist

Gregorio Soave / The Mandrake Hotel INSIDER recently caught up with the “High Priest of Hollywood tattoo artists,” Mark Mahoney at his London residency at The Mandrake hotel. The artist, who’s favored by the likes of David Beckham and Johnny Depp, told us that you should check the parlor’s bathroom before getting a tattoo there. […]

Street artist transforms Facebook bus adverts with forthright message

A protesting street artist has altered Facebook’s London billboard ads to include some home truths about the social media giant. The ad campaign was launched in a bid to win back consumer trust in wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal where raw data from some 87 million Facebook profiles was harvested by the political consulting […]

Scribit is a wall-crawling personal robot artist

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video Your walls will never be the same. Continue reading Scribit is a wall-crawling personal robot artist Scribit is a wall-crawling personal robot artist originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 04 Aug 2018 13:11:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  […]

Tesla clears the air with “farting unicorn” artist after copyright stink

Enlarge (credit: Elon Musk) Tom Edwards, a Colorado-based potter who designed a “farting unicorn” mug that Tesla CEO Elon Musk became enamored with, announced last Friday that the two sides had reached an “agreement” over the use of the image. No terms were disclosed. “It’s clear there were some misunderstandings that led to this escalating, […]