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Wassily Kandinsky: Abstract Artist Gets a Birthday Google Doodle

Wassily Kandinsky: Abstract Artist Gets a Birthday Google Doodle

By Josh Wolford December 16, 2014

Wassily Kandinsky, the Russian-born artist and theorist who is known as one of the key figures in abstract art, has been given his own Google Doodle on the site’s homepage in honor of his 148th birthday. Born 1866 in Moscow, …

David Bowie Classics to be Covered at MCA

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has been chosen as the U.S. venue for the David Bowie is… exhibit, which opened to great fanfare London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The MCA exhibit is set to begin in September, and …

eBay Partners With Invaluable For Live Auctions eBay Partners With Invaluable For Live Auctions

eBay announced on Thursday that it has partnered with Invaluable to bring over 2,000 auction houses to eBay buyers. Invaluable has its own live online bidding platform letting collectors and dealers around the world bid in real time. It provides …

Snowy Mountain Painting Worth Millions Thrown Away?

To quote R&B diva Beyonce following a technical error during one of her shows, “Somebody’s getting fired!” That somebody is of course whoever accidentally or otherwise disposed of a multi-million dollar painting that had just been sold at auction! Chinese …

Spring Equinox Gets A Google Doodle Spring Equinox Gets A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the Spring Equinox, otherwise known as the first day of Spring, with an animated Google doodle. It features some ghost/Grimace-like person growing some flowers and assorted plant life before pouring water on his/herself and growing flowers out …

Millie Brown Has More Art In Her Vomit Than Us Millie Brown Has More Art In Her Vomit Than Us

Who is Millie Brown? Millie Brown puts every person claiming to have a sensitive stomach to pure, colorful shame– she might rival the guy from Man vs. Food for being the spokesperson for Stomach Problems. She was first seen vomiting …

Google Celebrates John Steinbeck With Doodle Google Celebrates John Steinbeck With Doodle

Google is celebrating the works of author John Steinbeck with a doodle today, which would have been his 112th birthday. He died in 1968 at the age of 66 from heart disease and congestive heart failure. Steinbeck is one of …

What in the Bloody Hell Is This Steve Jobs Statue? What in the Bloody Hell Is This Steve Jobs Statue?

It’s unlikely that Steve Jobs is either looking up or looking down upon the world he left in 2011. But if he is, I’m sure he’s running around in some sort of delusional panic. You can debate the legacy of …

You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer You Too Can Make Your Own 3D Chocolate Printer

At CES, 3D Systems announced that it was entering the 3D printed food market with the ChefJet and ChefJet Pro 3D printers. After that, it announced that it was working with Nestle to develop and sell 3D printed chocolates and …

Huguette Clark Art Collection to be Auctioned

An incredibly impressive art collection, owned by the mysterious late Huguette Clark, is set to be auctioned this summer after a tour to show the art, much of which hasn’t been seen in public for almost a century, according to …

The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle The British Museum Honored With A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the 255th anniversary of the British Museum with a doodle on its homepage in the UK. The museum, established in 1753, opened to the public in 1759, and currently holds a collection of about 8 million objects. …

Ordinary Heroes: Comic Creators Go For Their Dream

The Kentucky arts scene has been bursting at the seams recently; in a state known more for bourbon, basketball, and horses than creativity, it’s refreshing to see artists who have something new to say emerge from the Bluegrass State. In …

3D Printers Help Make New Art Possible 3D Printers Help Make New Art Possible
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Over the last year, 3D printers have proven that they are versatile enough to meet the demands of both industry and design. In fact, fashion designers have already been pushing the limits of 3D printed design with shoes and dresses. …

George W. Bush Shows off His Art to World Leaders
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Who knew? President George W. Bush is a painter and he’s proud enough of his work to share his art with some of the most powerful people in the free world. Some would think a 16 hour flight with a …

Walmart Has Been Selling Banksy Knockoffs

Walmart and Banksy are two names that sound odd in the same sentence, but sometimes life imitates art. The company has reportedly been selling knockoffs of some famous paintings by the street artist through a third-party vendor on their website, …

Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle Maria Callas Gets A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating famed opera singer Maria Callas with its homepage doodle today, which would have been her 90th birthday. She died from a heart attack at the young age of 53 in 1977. Callas, born in New York, is …

Tour The Louvre On Your Nintendo 3DS

For a while now, 3DS owners who happened to be visited the Louvre could use their handheld as a sort of virtual tour guide. It was one of the more unique functionalities to come to Nintendo’s handheld but its appeal …