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The Internet Can’t Get Enough of Bundled-up Bernie Memes

Due to overwhelming demand, we bring you a fresh batch of viral bundled-up Bernie memes, which took the internet by storm after Joe...

Copy of Salvator Mundi Discovered In Naples Apartment

In 2017, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi” fetched $450.3 million at a Christie’s auction, becoming the most expensive artwork ever sold. This week,...

The Artists Who Lurk on the Dark Web

Launched in 2011, Silk Road was a dark web marketplace where unlawful goods and services, including illegal drugs and (allegedly) the services of...

How BTS’s Internet Presence Feeds “ARMY” Meme Production

My assessment of BTS is unabashedly biased. I’m what you call “pandemic ARMY,” becoming a fan shortly after the first lockdown, among over...

A Virtual Sundance Brings Movies About Isolation and Mediated Realities

The Sundance Film Festival is around the corner, and while this year it’ll be mostly digital — with a limited number of festivalgoers...

Why the Art World Needs Populism

As we watched the outgoing president’s cult of rabid followers storm the capital, we spectators could at least feel secure in the knowledge...

Internet Reacts to Joe Biden’s Inauguration; Comic Auctions Break Records

Week in Review is a weekly collection of news, developments, and stirrings in the art world. Subscribe to receive these posts as a weekly newsletter. Amanda...

Holy Bidding, Batman! Bruce Wayne and Tintin Break Comic Art Auction Records

Two record-setting sales on January 14 are the latest indication of the strength of the international market for comic books and comic art....

How Amanda Gorman’s Poetry Roused a “Country That Is Bruised but Whole”

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy invited Robert Frost to read at his inauguration, and since then, only three other presidents have included...

A Slippery Drama About the Uncertainty of Memory

After 20 years practicing neurosurgery in America, Márta (Natasa Stork) returns to her native Budapest to rendezvous with János (Viktor Bodó), whom she...

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