art-history

Why We Love to Lie About the Presidents’ Bodies

For a brief, thrilling moment last week, Twitter took an interest in modern sculpture. The object of our fascination wasn’t particularly new, but it was…

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ and Our Insecure, Inexhaustible Desire to Mock Fine Art

If you didn’t have time over the weekend to see Velvet Buzzsaw, don’t worry: These 20 seconds from an episode of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia…

This 1,000-Year-Old Tapestry Proves a Dick Is Never Just a Dick

The Bayeux Tapestry, which actually a 230-foot long cloth embroidery, dates to the 11th century and narrates, in a sequence of images, the Norman conquest…

The Guy Making Art Out of Porn Scene Titles

We all have our preferred search terms — those words we type into search engines or the search fields of porn sites that represent our most private…