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20 Artists You Might Like If You Like Basquiat

20 Artists You Might Like If You Like Basquiat

If you're a big fan of Jean-Michel, here are some contemporary artists whose work you should check out.

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The Iconic Optical Illusions of the '90s Reappear in a Music Video

The Iconic Optical Illusions of the '90s Reappear in a Music Video

Our favorite trippy '90s poster meets 2014.

Matthew Barney Will Make His Debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music With Another Stunning Film

Matthew Barney Will Make His Debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music With Another Stunning Film

Expect stunning music, visuals, and an A-list cast.

Monthly Review: January 2014 on Complex Art+Design

Monthly Review: January 2014 on Complex Art+Design

Here's a recap of our best work this past month.

Timothy Saccenti Will Release a Photo Book of His Most Notable Works

Timothy Saccenti Will Release a Photo Book of His Most Notable Works

Here's what to expect from the photographer's 88-page book.

This Film About Vincent van Gogh's Life Will Be the First Motion Picture Made Entirely From Painted Canvases

This Film About Vincent van Gogh's Life Will Be the First Motion Picture Made Entirely From Painted Canvases

You might just shed a tear from this touching trailer.

America's First Interactive Crosswalk Sign Delivers Personal Messages To New Yorkers

America's First Interactive Crosswalk Sign Delivers Personal Messages To New Yorkers

A team of students at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program created Pop Pop, a sign that can read your emotions.

Interview: Street Artist Amanda Marie Discusses the Dark Side of Her Angelic Stencil Portraits

Interview: Street Artist Amanda Marie Discusses the Dark Side of Her Angelic Stencil Portraits

To coincide with her exhibition at White Walls gallery, we talked to Amanda Marie about the concepts behind her darkly youthful pieces and Kara Walker?

Italian Director Brings Classic Paintings to Life in This Animated Short Film

Italian Director Brings Classic Paintings to Life in This Animated Short Film

Hands down the best thing you'll watch all day.

Moderna Museet's "Dance Machines-From Léger to Kraftwerk" Is Meant to Get You Dancing

Moderna Museet's "Dance Machines-From Léger to Kraftwerk" Is Meant to Get You Dancing

With art so great, this exhibition will surely move you.

Interview: Alison Jackson, the Artist Behind the Fake Photo of Kanye and North West, Talks the Cult of Celebrity

Interview: Alison Jackson, the Artist Behind the Fake Photo of Kanye and North West, Talks the Cult of Celebrity

Alison Jackson is known for staging images of celebrities that look so real, they've caused scandals.

Rafaël Rozendaal Drops First Website of 2014

Rafaël Rozendaal Drops First Website of 2014

Wherein we are asked to cordially "Fill This Up."

This Year's Brooklyn Artists Ball Will Honor Jenny Holzer, Ai Weiwei, and Kehinde Wiley

This Year's Brooklyn Artists Ball Will Honor Jenny Holzer, Ai Weiwei, and Kehinde Wiley

The annual fundraising gala is back at the Brooklyn Museum in April.

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