Benjamen hosts the show "too much information" on WFMU.
What would it take to make you do something truly awful? One day, psychology professor David Buss headed to a friend's house for a party. But when he arrived, his friend--a mild-mannered fellow professor--wasn't there to greet him. As David explains to producer Pat Walters, his friend was upstairs in ...
We wrestle with the dark side of human nature, and ask whether it's something we can ever really understand, or fully escape.
Learn how important drawing is for video and performance artist Joan Jonas at Location One. The Jewish Museum uses orginal drawings to illustrate the real life escape of the husband and wife team behind Curious George, and Swiss artist Zilla Leutenegger brings her drawings to life for her new show Rocksie.
When men play video games, there is a moment of transcendence. Alison Malone uses her camera to capture them.
The annual AIPAD photography show has taken over the Armory. Also on view: Images of New York from Look Magazine at the Museum of the City of New York. And the Barnstormers take Manhattan. View the slideshow.
Trevor Brown says his colorful personality goes hand-in-hand with his interest in super-saturated colors.
Joshua Wildman is out almost every night, watching music, DJing, or hanging out at his favorite LES bar, Max Fish. Most of the time he has his camera with him. He says you have to log a lot of hours to take good NYC nightlife photos.
There are 12 video artists in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, and they are all tucked away on the third floor. A better way to see video art? Or an easier way to avoid it?
It will be easier for individual artist to stand out in this year's Whitney Biennial, because there are only 55 artists in it. It's one of the smallest biennials in Whitney history.
Phototgrapher Samantha West shoots most of her photos in her bedroom. She calls these portraits "Adventures in Bed Land."
Schmeer, 39, was best known for her work with Errol Morris on the film "The Fog of War."
Photographer Nancy Chuang advises always keeping a camera in plain sight. "Don't be a stalker!" she says. Watch the video about her methods, here.
In photographing his homeless neighbors, Emile Dubuisson learned that accidents beget good photographs. Watch the video, here.
Alex Morel shoots intimate portraits of his friends and family. He says the key is the right distance: like all relationships, sometimes it's better to be close, sometimes...better to stand back.
Photographer Lynn Saville shoots at twilight in New York, as the light changes and evening descends on the city.
Between Christmas and New Year the media churned out countless pieces about 2009 (we did some churning ourselves).
The names of the 55 artists in the 2010 Biennial were made public this month, and the blogosphere is abuzz with analysis, chatter and grand pronouncements.