Museum Wants to Save Trump Balloon for Future Generations

The massive Trump ballon that's set to fly again today in honour of the official (right old) state (of that) visit that's going on at the moment could well end its days on display in the Museum of London, with exhibition bosses thinking it's an ideal way of logging post millennial ironic protest movements. Read More >>

Someone Spent £1.06 Million on a Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses

A used Samsung NC10 can cost as little as £55. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million (£1.062 million)—so long as it’s art. Read More >>

Stranger Things Is Getting a Striking New Art Book, and We’ve Got a Peek Inside

A few years back, we shared a gorgeous art book from Printed In Blood paying tribute to John Carpenter’s The Thing. The imprint’s latest release is just as stunning, with art that brings the topsy-turvy world of Netflix’s Stranger Things to vivid life on the page. We’ve got an early look at some of the artwork, including exclusive pieces, to share with you below. Read More >>

The Terrifying Knife Angel is Coming to Birmingham – And Your City Could Be Next

The huge Knife Angel sculpture crafted from knives taken off the street as part of the Save A Life, Surrender Your Knife project is being moved from Coventry to Birmingham's Victoria Square this week to raise awareness of knife crime. And freak everyone out. Read More >>

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Because You Can Never Have Too Many Gorgeous Star Wars Posters

Honestly, gorgeous Star Wars art is a dime a dozen. It’s everywhere, from the original theatrical one-sheets up to the most recent limited edition offerings and more. And yet, we can’t get enough of it. It’s just so damned pleasing to look at, and these new posters by John Guydo certainly fit that bill. Read More >>

Huge Queues Expected for Palace’s Golden Public Toilet

Attention criminally-minded plumbers: a fully golden toilet is about to arrive in the UK, where it'll be installed at Blenheim Palace. But in a thrilling twist to societal norms, this is for our dirty proletarian bottoms to touch, not just for passing for royalty to hover over as a servant neatly folds sheets of toilet paper. Read More >>

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Artist Robert Ball Captures the First ‘Beautiful Death’ of the Last Season of Game of Thrones

For years, artist Robert Ball has made posters that commemorate the majesty of death. With the support of HBO itself, Ball has been creating posters in a series called “Beautiful Death”, with each original illustration bringing rich artistry to the depiction of one death from Game of Thrones. Read More >>

Even Random Paint Splatters Can Be Valid Computer Code (If You’re Using Perl)

As technology becomes more central to our lives, kids are increasingly being steered towards careers in programming with things like toys that promote coding. Is there still room for the arts in a world run by apps, AI, and computers? It turns out there might be a closer connection between the two than you’d think, as a software engineer discovered that random paint splatters are actually valid Perl code in disguise. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Is About to Begin, So Savour the Moment With This Art

It’s almost here. After almost two years of waiting, the final season of Game of Thrones begins April 14, which means you only have a few more days to bask in this moment before any character you love could be brutally murdered at any second. Read More >>

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Mega Twilight Zone Poster?

Think you know The Twilight Zone? Time to put that knowledge to the test with a little Where’s Wally? flair. Read More >>

The Masses Finally Appreciate Modern Art

London's Tate Modern has become the UK's most popular day-out attraction, beating the British Museum for the first time. It'll be all them Banksys popping up all over the place, innit? Read More >>

Here’s an Incredibly Slick and Surprisingly Affordable Way to Convert Paper Drawings Into Digital Files

One day, the idea of making marks on sheets of flattened tree guts to share ideas with others will be laughable. But for now, the experience of writing or drawing on a piece of paper still feels more natural than it does on a glass or plastic tablet. Moleskine’s new Adobe Creative Cloud connected Paper Tablet strives to be a bridge between the two, letting you sketch on paper and then immediately edit and manipulate a digital version of your work in Adobe Illustrator. It works remarkably well, as long as you’re not expecting the same experience that £1,000 hardware offers. Read More >>

Big Ben’s Blue Hands Ungloved

Part of the massive heap of scaffolding that's been ruining London's views for tourists for years has been removed, with the first of the Elizabeth Tower's refurbished clock faces revealed for the first time in its deepest Prussian blue finish. Read More >>

British Museum Says We’ve Been Getting ‘The Scream’ Wrong All This Time

Art experts have explained to us common folk that the subject of Edvard Munch classic The Scream is not actually screaming at all. If you hang around with art historians you may already know this or have formed this opinion all by yourself, but it's probably going to be news to the rest of the country. Read More >>

This Marvel Fan Art Is Bright, Vibrant, and Beautiful

Sometimes you look at a piece of fan art and think, “No, that has to be professional.” This is one of those times. Read More >>