Although he is one of the most immediately recognizable directors in film history, David Lynch originally wanted to be an artist.
German-born artist and filmaker Till Nowak is a rare talent who can work across art forms and scientific disciplines, until his viewers are left disoriented and dazzled.
Whether he’s the destabilizing force of Merrie Melodies and Looney Tunes’ glory days, or more centered in contemporary reboots that can’t measure up, Bugs Bunny remains a towering cartoon influence.
In our hypermediated millennium, it’s often (way) too easy to watch rather than make. The Squirrel King wants you to do both.
Instead of investigating fear and loathing in Las Vegas, artist Molly Crabapple and journalist Laurie Penny tripped off to Greece.
Even The Beatles, who were descending into bitter dissolution and didn’t even record their voices for the film, were ultimately swayed by its animated ambition. And they weren’t alone.
While winners ultimately writes histories, what makes a winner often depends on the tenor of the times. And the times they are a-changin’. Again.
The visual meditations on sustainability and overload evoke World War II–era posters that inspired the campaign. The posters can be torn out of the book and plastered somewhere useful.
By the time The Beatles got to their last proper album, 1969′s Abbey Road, they stripped themselves entirely of simulations and presented four friends parting at the road responsible for pop music’s most memorable sonics.
“De-evolution seems even more a part of our daily reality than ever. There is more misinformation, humans have overrun the planet, and it is not nuclear bombs we must fear, but the human mind. Or lack of it.”
“The anger that I had when I first started meditating in 1974 lifted in two weeks. It kinda just went away.”
It’s all an experiment. I want to find things that fire me up, and see if it works for the people.
Boogie’s gritty photography collection “It’s All Good” chronicles the lives of thugs, hustlers and addicts without artifice.
Scientists are so beautiful. They come up with these things, and then the other side of the coin is that artists grab hold of them, and who knows what can happen? The world is always changing, that’s rule number one.
It’s a dream world now. But like I always say, everybody has access to a piece of paper and a pencil. But how many great stories are written?
“We must remember that sex is not dirty. It’s normal. Even when it’s dirty.”
Welcome to Morphizm’s collection of my Salon column, “Writing in the Margins.” I’d like to thank my editor, my family and, most importantly, my planet.
That the American intelligentsia finally seems ready to admit that Spiegelman was speaking truth to power in the dark years of 2002 and 2003 ought to make us sleep a little better at night
Slam poet Saul Williams’ reality is a lyrical one. But don’t tell him he’s keepin’ it real.