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Meet Darryl Babatunde Smith

Artist and classicist, Darryl speaks slowly but very surely, really making each word do something. Just like the two rare virtues of slowness and intentionality in his art.

A Brief History of Socially Distanced Art

Is art intrinsically tied to public viewership? Today we look at examples of personal uses of art in world history that end up being not just personal. 

Contemporary Art Myths: “I Could Do That”

Minimalist art makes us stop, take a pause, and it forces us to think. In fact its subject matter is our own perception and the context it is embedded in.

Contemporary Art Myths: Mad or Mad Inspired?

By reexamining what we mean when we call an artist or work of art “crazy”, we can discover how we define “normal” in shockingly random or contradictory ways.

Meet Daniel Morowitz

With Daniel Morowitz, you can be a fan of the classics and also fully live in the present. Talk of queerness mediated through horror movies, animal patterns, and fluid bodies ensue.

MEET TROY MEDINIS

This conversation with artist Troy Medinis is an aimless walk around the city where we detour from words to uncertainty, erosion to the glimmery things that lie underneath, and then back. 

HYPEBEASTS AND THE ART WORLD

Art and fashion have much more in common than initially meets the eye

ARE DESIGN AGENCIES RUNNING OUT OF EXCUSES FOR THEIR HOMOGENEOUS STAFF?

The Design world has a big problem. It’s 2020, yet there is still a severe lack of representation of Black and Indigenous designers.

WHEN WORDS FAIL: COPING WITH VIOLENCE THROUGH ART

Many people have a vague idea that art should represent politically correct opinions.

CONTEMPORARY ART FOR YOUR ZODIAC SIGN

Here’s some contemporary art which we think will fit your sign perfectly. 

DOES YOUR FONT CHOICE SERVE YOU, OR DO YOU SERVE IT?

We stare at typefaces (fancy word for fonts) everyday — Helvetica Neue on iMessage, Roboto on Facebook, and Calibri on Outlook...

WRITE A REVIEW ON RENTCITY FOR SPECIAL CURINA GIFT

RentCity is designed to reduce renter’s remorse by giving tenants a voice...

MEET KATIE NIEWODOWSKI

(After the pandemic) I knew right away that I needed to make art. So I ordered some materials and started to make small drawings. 

MEET JOSEPH

There's nothing more validating when an artist surprises us with his enthusiasm. 

5 WFH OFFICE SETUPS WE LOVE (THAT YOU MIGHT TOO)

There was once a time when working from home was a luxury you could only afford a couple of days during the year.

MEET CHRISTINA

We all have that one watershed moment where we realized it’s possible to keep doing what we do through these times

MEET LAUREN

As an ode to the lost art of writing letters - and perhaps an unconscious reaction to how many emails we've been writing these days 

MEET LIZ

Curina’s first virtual interview brings us to universal and specific concerns about working from home
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