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Explore art and culture through a new lens

Explore art and culture through a new lens We believe the intersection of art and technology can give everyone the opportunity to interact with culture in new ways. Over the past seven years, we’ve worked with cultural institutions to create experiments and features that help you find your art doppelg… Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ is lethally dull Jake ... Read More »

The Prado Museum, Spain’s Cultural Jewel, Turns 200

The Prado Museum, Spain’s Cultural Jewel, Turns 200 The Prado’s building was commissioned in the 1780s as a museum for natural sciences, but it opened to the public in 1819 as a gallery to showcase the royal art collection. Highbrow meets lowbrow in Netflix’s art world/horror mashup Velvet Buzzsaw Writer/Director Dan Gilroy weaves a tangled web of money, sex, and ... Read More »

Netflix’s Velvet Buzzsaw is secretly an artist’s fondest power fantasy

Netflix’s Velvet Buzzsaw is secretly an artist’s fondest power fantasy Dan Gilroy’s art world horror-satire gives its main art critic (Jake Gyllenhaal) an almost comedic level of power and influence, and its dead (or undead) central artist has literal power over life and death through his art. For artists, it’s an outright fanta… Copenhagen light festival brightens dark nights Art ... Read More »

An Art Critic's 33 Rules for Being an Artist

An Art Critic’s 33 Rules for Being an Artist Art, as we all know, is about following a set number of rules handed to you by another person. In the latest New York Magazine cover story, art critic Jerry Saltz lists 33 steps to becoming a great artist, and what’s interesting is how many don’ts he’s willin… Jake Gyllenhaal faces ... Read More »