Blackened Plywood Shards Rupture Inside Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s Chapel in a Leonardo Drew’s New Installation
“Number 360” (2023) installation view at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Photos by Jonty Wilde, images courtesy of the artist, Goodman Gallery, and Galerie Lelong & Co., shared with permission
In the cavernous 18th-century chapel at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, a new installation by artist Leonardo Drew (previously) explodes toward the ceiling in a massive plume, scatting shards, dust, and tiny fragments of material around the space. Titled “Number 360,” the work is comprised of blackened and painted
Interview: Christoph Niemann On Wit, Distilling an Idea, and How the Internet Has Made Us Better Readers
“Turning The Table” (2022), from the book ‘Idea Diary.’ All images © Christoph Niemann, shared with permission
The act of drawing, of envisioning an idea and conveying it visually, produces the same feelings in Christoph Niemann as it did when he was a child. A wildly successful artist, author, and animator with a keen wit, Niemann reiterates in a new interview that “there is no trick” to making the creative process easier.
It’s actually kind of comforting that the reality of drawing is that the
RHOM’s Marysol Patton Shares Her Guide to the Perfect Cocktail
“Everyone wants their cocktail,” says Marysol Patton of The Real Housewives of Miami, the beloved Housewives franchise that first premiered on Bravo in 2011 and was rebooted on Peacock in 2021, when Andy Cohen decided it was time to bring back the heat. Fans clamored for the return of Patton, the glamorous, wealthy, and proud Cuban marketing maven known for her high-end style and penchant for a stiff cocktail, or “cockies,” as she calls them in the zany and quick-witted confessionals that estab
Who is Shou Zi Chew, the embattled TikTok CEO from Singapore?
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew was grilled for around four-and-a-half hours by a bipartisan US Congress on 23 March amid increasing calls for a ban on the platform in the US over concerns about the Chinese government’s influence on the company.
Chew was called to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee about TikTok’s “consumer privacy and data security practices, the platforms’ impact on kids, and their relationship with the Chinese Communist Party.”
Members of both the Democratic Party
TikTok’s Money Guru Jack Corbett Searches New York for the Perfect Apple
A guy stands in the frame, arms hovering goonishly to the side. He stares deep into your eyes, unblinking. “I ate a bunch of rocks and I don’t have insurance.” Radiohead starts playing. Then he explains The No Surprises Act, a new healthcare bill that requires hospitals to give you a good faith estimate if you ask what a visit costs.
The creator and star of this video is Jack Corbett, the internet’s favorite economics hottie. The videos he makes for NPR’s Planet Money are a Kafkaesque mix of Bi
A step-by-step, millennial guide to filing tax returns
In one of the episodes of Patriot Act (2018-2020), US-based comedian Hasan Minhaj touches every working individual’s nerve — taxes. Tax filing is seen as a pain by most, and his punchline-laden monologue on the difficulty of it leads one to realise how important it is to file tax returns.
However, contrary to the common belief, tax filing is not as difficult as we have deemed it to be. With advanced technology now, tax filing for working individuals is just about a few clicks.
So, let’s take a
Horoscope hops: Pick the best beer to beat the heat with based on your zodiac sign
From fruity numbers to coffee-laced affairs – there are as many bottles of fermented malts as there are enthusiasts of boozy refreshments. And if you can never quite decide which to sip casually at your next bar visit – the stars might have some answers. Here’s a look at the best beer option for each zodiac sign come alcohol hour.
With an origin story that goes as far back as the fifth millennium BC in present-day Iran – when a barley-based brew was concocted – beer has found many iterations ov
Want to hide tagged photos on Instagram? Follow these easy steps
Do you put in strenuous efforts in creating an aesthetically pleasing Instagram profile to garner admiration (and plenty of likes)? Despite all the attempts, everything comes crumbling down when your close ones tag you in an embarrassing photo you wish never existed.
When someone tags you in a picture, Instagram notifies you and places it under the ‘Photos of You’ section of your profile. And the thought of your potential love interest or any family member stumbling upon that not-so-pleasing po
Beyoncé and Adidas mutually agree to call it quits
Beyoncé and Adidas have hit a rough patch. According to various media reports, the singer, songwriter and entrepreneur, and the German sportswear giant have agreed to part ways and break all business ties on mutual grounds.
The “Run the World” star has been facing major business losses and drops in figures, besides running into creative disagreements with Adidas.
More about Beyoncé and Adidas dissolving business ties
Image credit: Beyoncé/ @beyonce/ Instagram
According to The Hollywood Repor
Hong Kong pays tribute to pop star Leslie Cheung with these events
Leslie Cheung remains one of the city’s most recognisable faces. The late singer and actor shaped the identity of Canto-pop during his 26-year-long career. This year marks the 20th anniversary of his untimely passing. As a tribute, several events are taking place in Hong Kong to commemorate the legendary pop star’s illustrious career and life.
In his glorious 26-year career, Cheung has released over 40 albums and starred in over 50 films. He is best known for his incredible performances in movi
Magical crystals to place in your home to attract positive energy
From Adele to Megan Fox, celebrities swear by the transformative powers of crystals these days. While the trend may have picked up pace in the last few years, using crystals runs deep in our timeline, back to the days of ancient Egypt, China and Rome. At home, they can function more than pretty accents. They have immense healing powers revitalising the mind, body and soul. In addition, they block all negative energies and exude calming vibrations, ensuring that your abode is safe and cosy.
‘Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga’ review: Twitter calls Yami Gautam’s movie enthralling
Ever since Netflix announced the release date of Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga, fans were waiting with bated breath to see if this Hindi heist movie was as good as it looked in the trailer. The movie stars Yami Gautam and Sunny Kaushal in lead roles, and the Twitter review of Chor Nikal Ke Bhaga so far suggests that the film is worth a watch.
Skipping a theatrical release, the film is now streaming on Netflix. The film also stars Sharad Kelkar and Indraneil Sengupta in key roles, adding to the reason wh
Most expensive cars in pop singer Rihanna’s garage
Singer, songwriter, fashionista, model and businesswoman, Robyn Rihanna Fenty aka Rihanna is currently the youngest self-made billionaire in the US with a net worth of 1.4 billion (INR 11,52,71,100.00). And so, it’s not surprising that her luxury indulgences include swanky properties, high-end jewellery, and a huge car collection of some of the most expensive automobiles.
Born and brought up in Barbados, Rihanna stepped into the pop music industry at the age of 17, with the chart-busting single
Smörgåsbord Studio crafts a precise and sharp identity for a bespoke knife brand
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Join Us for a Colossal Workshop on Decorative Ceramic Techniques with Sophie Woodrow
All images © Sophie Woodrow, shared with permission
Artist Sophie Woodrow (previously) joins Colossal for a technique workshop on decorative patterns for clay. In this two-hour session, Woodrow will teach students how to create the textured motifs she utilizes in her figurative porcelain works on small pinch pots. Attendees are invited to work on their preferred material to learn coiling, chequering, dotting, and more, which can be translated to a variety of projects. As this is a technique work
Songkran 2023 in Thailand: Hotels packages, fringe festivals, and more
It’s the most wonderful—and the wettest—time of the year. Songkran is right around the corner, and we know just how to make the most out of it. Here’s how to indulge at our favourite hotels, traverse the country safely, where to find the best flight deals, and more.
When in Thailand, Songkran may just be the most fun event on the calendar. Held from 13 – 15 April, almost everyone gets a handful of days off to celebrate, and water fights span from Silom and Bangkok to Phuket. There is an air of
10 golden hacks to save big on your next flight ticket
We have heard numerous theories on the best time to book a flight: You should fly last minute to score a deal. The lowest fares are on Saturdays at 6 a.m. However, it’s time to retire the misconception that there’s a magical day to book cheap tickets. Instead, you can use some reliable strategies to score cheap flights.
Depending on which day you book, there’s “little to no effect on price”. However, according to Google Flights’ data, prices are 1.9 per cent cheaper on Tuesdays, Wednesdays,
What led to Beyoncé and Adidas mutually ending their partnership?
Beyoncé and Adidas have mutually agreed to part ways, according to the latest media reports.
Global superstar Beyoncé and German lifestyle brand Adidas have had a successful partnership since 2018 when the Grammy Award-winning icon relaunched her Ivy Park line along with new footwear and apparel collections for the brand. However, according to an exclusive report in The Hollywood Reporter, the songstress and the brand have mutually agreed to end the partnership.
THR goes on to report that this
Review: Path restaurant’s refreshed Mod-Asian dinner set menu exhibits culinary finesse
Mod-Asian cuisine isn’t new – in fact, it’s been done to death, and people often find themselves returning to traditional renditions of their favourite dish. Chef Marvas Ng, however, has managed to use classic French technique to not change, but refine Chinese cuisine to perfection, and this is clearly demonstrated in Path’s new Mod-Asian dinner prix fixe menus for 2023.
Ng only launched his inaugural restaurant in partnership with 1855 F&B last year, but the restaurant has already impresse
All we know about ‘Oye Happy’, the brand that left Shark Tank India judges in splits
A leading Indian gift company, having catered to over 1 million happy customers, Oye Happy found its way to India’s most loved business reality show Shark Tank India. Specialising in ‘naughty’ games gifts for partners, Oye Happy’s bold choice of products and pitch left the sharks in splits!
Founders Varun Todi and Harshvardhan Khemani not only kept the pitch interesting with their wit and humour, but also impressed the Shark Tank India judges with their numbers. While they have been known for t