Art Shanty Projects

A temporary community of artist-made ice huts brings the audience into the arts experience

Minnesota may be known for ice fishing, but the huts many a grandfather once huddled in have nothing on those created for the Art Shanty Projects, an artist-driven community temporarily located on White Bear Lake, MN. Centered on the idea of repurposing unregulated public spaces, the project aims to create artistic environments in the hopes of exploring the notion of what art is and can …

Cool Hunting c/o Quarterly Co: Shipment Two

Our latest shipment with the subscription service features Joshua Harker's 3D filigree brilliance

Back in November 2011, we announced our partnership with the subscription service Quarterly Co., which offers users the chance to receive gifts in the mail from a roster of design-minded contributors four times per year. For the second shipment, Cool Hunting co-founders Josh Rubin and Evan Orensten sent subscribers a miniature “Crania Anatomica”, a sculpture by Chicago-based artist Joshua Harker. We first learned about Joshua …

Lindzine #2

First look at the second issue of the Lindsay Lohan-focused zine by Bibiru and The Wormholes

The 25-year-old actress-singer-jailbird Lindsay Lohan has attracted as much publicity off-screen as she has for her roles in slasher films and family comedies alike. The hijinks that have led her in and out of rehab centers and through the criminal justice system has always left us wondering whether she’s a celebrity trainwreck or a brilliant self-publicist—or both. Late last year Mexican-American artist Bibiru and his …