Studio Visit: Ben Medansky Ceramics

The LA-based ceramist on his inspiration, motivation and making art a career

On a misty LA morning, the act of sipping a warm cup coffee out of a Ben Medansky mug at Go Get Em Tiger offers insight into the blossoming of a new talent in the world of ceramics. Medansky has made many cups for Kyle Glanville and Charles Babinski’s coffee bars—about 2,000 of them, which is quite a feat since the ceramist hand-throws and glazes …

The Encyclopedic Palace at Venice Biennale

The Book of Genesis as a graphic novel, plastic human sculptures, "Apollo Ecstacy" and more in our look at the 55th international exhibition

Since 1998, the Venice Biennale of Art and Architecture is no longer a traditional exhibition of national artists, but is instead a real international showcase where the single invited countries are accompanied by a main exhibit, which has a different curator for each edition. The main theme of the 55th International Art Exhibition is “Il Palazzo Enciclopedico” (“The Encyclopedic Palace”) and it’s the biggest proof …

Found

Never-before-seen photos of the Rolling Stones discovered at an LA flea market

by Vivianne Lapointe Lauren White and George Augusto recently unveiled “Found”&#8212a set of never-before-seen photos of the Rolling Stones on a road trip through Savannah, Georgia and Clearwater, Florida in 1965&#8212at LA’s Dilettante Gallery. The 23 candid, intimate images were lost in a box that eventually made its way to a flea market in Saugus, California, where White discovered them. The series speaks volumes about …