Eric Molinsky appears in the following:
Thursday, December 25, 2014
The first animated character wasn’t a mouse — it was a dinosaur, Gertie. Her creator thought cartoons would become a great art form, and was bitter when they went commercial.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
"The Thief and the Cobbler," an Aladdin-like film worked on by former Disney animators, took 30 years to make and was never released.
Monday, December 15, 2014
A scholar's discovery of 600-year-old doodles gives us a glimpse into the wandering minds of 15th-century students.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
St. Nicholas has long rewarded kids who are nice, but did you know he has a counterpart? Krampus the demon punishes naughty tykes.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The Imitation Game stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing, the British code breaker and mathematician. But Turing, the original computer genius, remains enigmatic.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Alan Turing’s pioneering vision for computers continues to shape our daily lives, decades after his death.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Batgirl's latest reboot takes her across the river into Gotham's Brooklyn, giving her a style and sensibility that spells "Williamsburg."
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Unlike novelists and musicians, visual artists don't get royalties for their work. New legislation aims to fix this by taxing public sales, but auction houses Christie's and Sotheby's oppose the idea.
Monday, November 03, 2014
When Congressional districts are redrawn, the shapes they form on a map are odd indeed. These artists make a virtue of that.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Photographer Ronnie Farley says every New York water tower has a personality: "Some have faces, some are clustered together like families."
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Animating a realistic human being has been the holy grail of CGI. Australian animator Chris Jones may have cracked the code with "Ed."
Friday, October 03, 2014
Half a dozen of this fall’s most promising films star actors playing washed-up versions of themselves. Why?
Monday, September 29, 2014
With the help of an electron microscope, some scientists have gone past observing the atomic landscape to shaping it, creating tiny sculptures and other works known as NanoArt.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
If an artist sells a work of art for thousands of dollars and then years later it's sold again for millions at auction, the artist gets nothing. A bill on Congress might change that.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Steven Soderbergh's The Knick is a delightfully bloody show about turn-of-the-century medicine. His New York is punctuated by bright whites, making 1900 feel futuristic.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Covered in tattoos, these Hollywood royals look more like friends you might grab a drink with at your local pub.
Friday, August 22, 2014
A punk rocker teen thought 18th century costumes had major Goth appeal. When she saw them on stage in an opera, she fell in love with a new (old) style of music.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Katerina Kamprani’s work has been described as vindictive, sadistic, frustrating, and twisted. You might use those words, too, if you tried on her rain boots (with an open toe), sat in her chair (with a slanted seat), or tried to eat your lunch with one of her forks (which collapses like nunchucks).
Monday, August 11, 2014
Starting this month, more than a hundred of them will be covered in artwork created by Jeff Koons, Maya Lin, and other artists - all to raise awareness of global water problems.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Has our fiction grown too fond of dystopia? Sci-fi great Neal Stephenson thinks so. He’s building a community of writers who are willing to start from a truly far-fetched premise: what if humans actually have a chance?