- Jim Marshall, the innovator behind the Marshall brand of iconic guitar amplifiers, died Thursday morning in London. He was 88 years old.
Kristen Stewart Inspires Art Show: 'Breaking Dawn: Part 2' Star Is A Muse For Hipsters, Some Express Outrage, Others Defend ItLast month Breaking Dawn: Part 2 star Kristen Stewart had her likeness created in the form of an ice sculpture. The figure debuted at Madame Tussaud's in London. Now it seems that she has become a muse for LA hipsters!
- People all across the globe can now take a 360-degree tour of the White House from the comfort of their own homes as the Google Art Project has collaborated with the historic house to create a virtual Google Maps-like tour of the place.
- Andy Fields, a businessman in England, claims he found Pop Art sketch drawn by a young Andy Warhol at a garage sale and purchased it for $5. Fields purchased the sketch in 2010 in Las Vegas for $5 from a man who claims his aunt cared for Warhol as a child. The drawing of Rudy Vallee in Pop Art style is signed by Warhol and dates back to the 1930's, when the infamous pop artist was just 10 or 11-years-old and is worth more than $2 million today.
- The Turkish government has asked some of the major museums of the US to return various artifacts and antiquities the country believes were illegally excavated or flown out of its borders.
- Over a century after Vincent van Gogh created his famous still life painting Sunflowers, scientists have been able to make out that the post-Impressionist painter painted a mysterious mutant of sunflower, which was deciphered recently, a latest study reveals.
- As the digital age reaches the dormant stage of social adaptation, having left its mark on the daily process of culture at large, can we add viralism or another digitally referential marker to our collective art discourse? Moreover, is viral a relevant -- let alone acceptable -- aesthetic stance?
- JYJ has unleashed new footage showing their fans in South America.
- Not all fans are showing Michael Bay the TMNT love.
- Youth Lagoon played to the Boise party at the IFC Crossroads House on day two of music for South By Southwest. March 14, 2012. Read a full review of the performance. See photos of the performance here; listen to them playing live; check out the fans at the scene.
- Season five of Mad Men kicks off Mar. 25 on AMC.
- This year's 25th iteration of the industry-geared event is at the height of demand: promoters, labels, bands, partiers, punks, parasites, the pigeonholed, the plied-for, and the primped are all out in full force
Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus Shine at Hunger Games Premiere: The Couple's Best Red Carpet Looks [PHOTOS]The young couple brought glam to the red carpet on Monday.
- The video is gory, the song is brilliant.
- The 32nd Genie Awards -- often dubbed the Canadian Oscars -- were handed out Thursday night.
- A new media art exhibit in New York will showcase the works of Hong Kong artist Teddy Lo and Japanese artists Sachiko Kodama and Ryota Kuwakubo. The Transmutation exhibition opens at The Highline Loft on Mar. 7 and will continue through Mar. 15.
- Los Angeles-based psychedelic punk duo No Age played a last-minute show to a thrashed and thrashing crowd at Death By Audio Wednesday night, March 7 2012.
- Baltimore dream-rock duo Beach House released a new single into the cloud early Wednesday morning, March 7 through a tweet that simply read: Hello Again.
- Sunday is the first anniversary of the Japan tsunami and earthquake that left a confirmed 15,850 dead and 3,287 missing. Yet out of the unimaginable tragedy of that day arose a story of grace and global compassion - a story of paper cranes.