Art

Embracing the art of farting around in life and baseball

“We are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anybody tell you any different.” – Kurt Vonnegut. How embracing the joy in the ordinary moments, like a laid-back baseball game, can enrich our lives.

Art from a vending machine

Discover a new way to experience art with Good Things Vending. These unique machines across Chicago offer affordable, handcrafted items from nearly 200 local artists. #SupportLocalArtists #ChicagoArt

AI detected that someone else painted an additional character in a famous Raphael masterpiece

It’s already a bit obvious that the character in the background of this painting is painted by someone else. But now AI has confirmed it by analyzing the microscopic patterns of the brushstrokes, along with the color palette and shading. (via sciencealert.com) What did people think of this painting before AI confirmed the second artist? …

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Michelangelo’s scribble on a Post-it-like, small paper square

This scrap of writing/drawing by Michelangelo was expected to sell for between $6,000 and $8,000. It sold for $201,600. The small work depicts a block of marble, with the word “simile,” or “similar” in English. It is believed to have been drawn while Michelangelo worked on his famed Sistine Chapel ceiling, a Christie’s specialist told …

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A visual symphony created from relic cards

Artist Chris Killham takes Blackhawks relic cards and finds the exact spot where the swatches comes from on a Blackhawks jersey.