Why Does This Rock Art Look So Trippy? Because Native Californians Were Literally Taking Hallucinogens When They Made It, a Study Says

In an extremely important archaeological discovery, a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences offers proof that native Californians consumed hallucinogens while making rock art. Although researchers have long believed in a correlation between the ingestion of mind-altering substances and trippy rock art, until now … [Read More...]

From Zwirner’s Democratic Party Fundraiser to the Musée D’Orsay’s Faux Pas: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

BEST French Museums Get a Boost – The French government just injected its cultural sector with a whopping $2.4 billion in aid to boost its post-lockdown recovery efforts. A Presidential Picture Book – Illustrator Mechal Renee Roe describes working with the White House hopeful Kamala Harris on her recent … [Read More...]

Street Artist Kenny Scharf Painted 250 Unique, Expressive Faces on the Walls of Jeffrey Deitch’s Los Angeles Gallery—See Them Here

As galleries and art institutions around the world begin to reopen, we are spotlighting individual shows—online and IRL—that are worth your attention. “Kenny Scharf: MOODZ” through October 31 Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles What the gallery says: “Who are the characters depicted on Scharf’s multiple canvases? He explains that they … [Read More...]