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Banksy’s Short-Lived Coronavirus Message

Banksy’s Short-Lived Coronavirus Message

Banksy is at it again. The artist sprayed and stenciled a London Underground train with rats that use a face mask as a parachute, hoard hand sanitizer, and sneeze, leaving a trail of blue mucus in their wake. Banksy debuted his latest work in a video on Instagram...
Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

Rhett Baruch on Art Curation as a Form of Survival

“I was influenced somehow or another by doodads,” art dealer Rhett Baruch tells me, utterly sincere. “Doodad,” by definition, means (literally) nothing. It’s a placeholder for words we cannot recall, like a gizmo, a whatsit, something Ariel would collect in The Little...
6 Creatives on What They Wish They Knew Years Earlier

6 Creatives on What They Wish They Knew Years Earlier

1. I’d wish I’d known succinctly that hard work would pay off. I was frustrated by the perceived ghosts you’d hear about. I thought you needed glowing accreditations and prestigious college degrees and a host of frivolities like “good looks” and “family money” and...
MURUGIAH is Illustrating Change

MURUGIAH is Illustrating Change

When it’s nice out, Sharm Murugiah bikes or runs the six or seven miles to his studio in a 19th century library building in southeast London. Advertisement He calls the neighborhood a “leafy part of London,” about a 20-minute train trek from the Shard; it’s a place...
Taking Twists and Turns with 3D Artist Chris Labrooy

Taking Twists and Turns with 3D Artist Chris Labrooy

In Chris Labrooy’s digital reality, his love of sports cars, California sun, and midcentury design fuses into pleasant mayhem. I spoke to Chris from his home studio in Scotland—where he crafts his instantly recognizable 3D illustrations—about design, Porsches, fake...