Portrait of Hartigan, photo by Cecil Beaton This December 1st-6th, during Art Basel in Miami, the X Contemporary Art Fair is exhibiting some of the later works of Grace Hartigan, a celebrated Abstract Expressionist from the New York School in the mid-20th century. The collection, assembled by Hartigan’s former art dealer, the late Beatrice Perry, and curated by Michael Klein, is comprised of some of Hartigan’s works from 1960 through 1965. Hartigan was quite often the only woman in a sea of well-recognized male artists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. Read More
Ok, so there are tons of reason to head to the BUST Christmas Craftacular in Bethnal Green, east London, this Sunday. There are 80 stalls of amazing handmade wares (see all the vendors here); you can do lots of workshops for free or much cheaper than usual (check them out here); there will be lunch, cake and beer by the brilliant King's Cross venue Drink, Shop & Do, plus a pop-up bar by Hot Booze, selling, you guessed it yummy hot booze. And there will be music! And now here are 12 more reasons to get yourself down to historic York Hall. Read More
  Here's your chance to get in bed with Sin in Linen! Feathers will float seductively around you with this brand new Pillow Fight bedding design. Adding playfulness to your bedroom, this soft pattern comes in soft tones to mirror the feathers surrounding flirtatious pinup girls. With artwork by the Japanese artist, Lady Weird, these sheets will remind you that your bed can be used for activities other than sleep. Sin in Linen has been providing soft goods with hardcore style since 2004. They love helping you find housewares as unique as you are. Read More
  Hey, did you know it's International Men's Day today?  Your optimism is cute, dear reader, but no--International Men's Day is not a day when we get to sit on satin pillows, eat cupcakes, and discuss the atrocities men have wreaked upon our lives. It's not a day where we sit around objectifying them, either.  International Men's Day is actually a bonafide day to celebrate men. Read More
Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller is apparently still around and as much filled with assholery as it has ever been. Displaying an unearthly amount of misogynistic racism, they reached a new low yesterday with a slideshow entitled “13 Syrian Refugees We’d Take Immediately.” Republicans have finally revealed what it would take for them to allow refugees into the Land of the Free – some really nice boobage. Read More