Topic: art

Street Artist Xvala Plasters The Scarlett Johansson Nudes Around Los Angeles

Street Artist Xvala Plasters The Scarlett Johansson Nudes Around Los Angeles

A Los Angeles-based street artist named Xvala has been making waves by plastering blow-ups of the leaked Scarlett Johnansson nudes around town. The images, which feature ScarJo along with Xvala’s logo and the words “Fear Google,” are popping up in super public places, and Xvala has been sent a cease and desist from Scarlett’s lawyers. The Huffington Post scored an interview with Xvala. Here’s some of what he had to say: More »

Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren’t: ‘The Hands Resist Him’

Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren't: 'The Hands Resist Him'

Creepy Things That Seem Real But Aren’t is a series that explores modern urban legends, bringing you a new tale each week.

At 24” x 30”, it is a large painting, and a peculiar one. It depicts a boy. The boy stands in front of a window. He is clad in shorts and a blue t-shirt. Beside him is a girl—though she looks more like a doll than a human—who holds an angular object in her hands. The window behind them both reveals that it is nighttime: A crescent moon hangs in a black sky. But it is what is reaching out of the darkness that is truly unsettling. Outside the window, a number of disembodied hands reach towards the window, some rapping on it, some pressing themselves against it, and some merely held up as though seeking recognition. The boy, however, does not see the hands. He faces the viewer head-on.

The painting is called “THE HANDS RESIST HIM.” More »