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‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Glitch is Turned into Divine Art

There's something thrilling about the apocalyptic bug one YouTube user found while playing Ubisoft's open world stealth game "Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag."

Want to Look Better in Photos? Just Screw Up Your Face a Little

It's all about the squinch.

Light Painting Tool Will Allow You to Project Rainbows Like a Light-Bending Boss

Project light and images like it's nothing.

Bob Ross vs Pablo Picasso in the Epic Rap Battle You Didn’t Know You Needed

"You're the PBS version of Nickleback."

The Smithsonian Wants You to Scan and Replicate Its Collection

Have you ever strolled the halls of the Smithsonian Institute and thought, "Hey, that sculpture would look great on my bookshelf?"

Behold, GIFs in the Real World with the Giphoscope

Meet "a minimalistic, unconventional, retrofuturistic analog GIF player."

‘Uzumaki’ and the Use of Spirals to Evoke Terror

Whether it's the sudden appearance of a vortex in a lovestruck teen's head or the slowly morphing geography and architecture of the village, Ito's spiral draws you in.

Photo Series Documents Costumed Curiosities at Home

Visit the homes cosplay enthusiasts in Klaus Pilcher's "Just the Two of Us"

Marvel at Andreas Englund’s Aging Superhero Portraits

"I'm getting too old for this s**t."

A Salute to Movie and TV Title Sequence Design

"The movie inside of a movie."

Witness ‘A Brief History of Video Game Title Design’

How have the title screens of games from "Donkey Kong" through this year's "The Last of Us" changed over the decades?

Art Spiegelman’s Conflicted Relationship with ‘Maus’

“ that ‘Maus’ is in classrooms everywhere, it’s sometimes used in ways that distort it. It’s sort of Auschwitz for beginners.”

Up to $1 Billion in Art Stolen by Nazis is Recovered

What may ultimately amount to around $1 billion in stolen modernist art, was found in a German flat.

Horror Posters from Around the World: The Classics, Revisited

Our month-long series comes to an end with a look at the greats.

Artist GMUNK Shows Off His 3D Art Creation Process

"The Geo project is just kind of a personal project of exploring things that I love."

Couple Marries in Guerrilla Ceremony at Art Museum

Said the groom: "It's kind of my church."

Horror Posters from Around the World: Teutonic Terrors

A look at horror movie poster design from Germany.

Art Makes You a Better Person (Maybe)

Do we require that the best art "improve" us as human beings?

This Video of Dogs Shaking Off in Slow Motion is a Work of Art

It's also kind of gross.

Red Means Rage: Why Color Matters

Use this handy chart to help navigate the psychological minefield of color.

Horror Posters from Around the World: International Blood Suckers

These posters vant to suck your blood.

What Does Banksy’s ‘Ghetto 4 Life’ Image Say?

Isn't the point of the most exciting art to provoke, to draw out, and to divide consensus?

Paul Pope Talks ‘Battling Boy’, His Creative Process, His Influences, and Keeping it Fresh

"I think it's a natural thing to remain curious when you're an artist..."

Horror Posters from Around the World: ‘The Evil Dead’ is Global…and Groovy

"Hail to the king, Baby."