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12.04.14 Rhett Jones

Miley Cyrus’s art career just got a big bump in the city of doing bumps. She brought her work to Miami Art Basel on Wednesday to a show that was partly organized by art world royalty/court jester Jeffrey Deitch. Cyrus first started showing art earlier this fall on September 11th at 11 Mercer Street. She displayed bongs […]

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09.08.14 Marina Galperina

Pop star Miley Cyrus has an Instagram account that 12,520,528 people follow. She posts pics of her baby pig, her baby pig sitting on her crotch and her NYFW pink glitter that was totally not a weird rash, #RAVE. Also, peeing in a forest. Also, her art! V Magazine was quick to catch on Miley’s artistic potential, in particular, her assemblages — Miley has been lovingly “obbling together […]

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10.07.13 Andy Cush

As you may recall, the epic battle between Miley Cyrus and Sinead O’Connor, which spawned heartfelt letters of concern from one side and, uh, subtweets from the other, began when Miley referenced Sinead’s “Nothing Compares 2U” video as an inspiration for her “Wrecking Ball” clip. And amid all the hubbub that followed, it was easy […]

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08.29.13 Andy Cush and Nate Cepis

We all know the internet hates loves twerking, but just how much does the internet hate love twerking? To find out, we turned to Twitter. How many times has “twerk” been tweeted in the past month? Past week? Day? Hour? We present you with Twerking on Twitter, the infographic: There you go. According to social analytics […]

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08.28.13 Andy Cush

Late last night, during her glorious extended victory lap for the Most Important Twerk There Ever Was, the VMAs performance that had Fox News sadly shaking its pasty old head at “women’s liberation,” that drove legions of furiously typing bloggers to launch their thinkpieces into the aether, that prompted New York mag to call racist and MediaTakeout […]

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08.26.13 Marina Galperina

As proven by this compilation of Miley Cyrus twerking on famous paintings from Buzzfeed, the VMAs aren’t actually for popular music or news coverage, but for the after-show fall-out and memes. PS. Art art art. […]

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08.01.13 David Turner

Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop,” to many people’s chagrin, has become one of the biggest songs of the summer. The striking video, full of drug allusions, playful sexual images and questionable racial posing, immediately sparked controversy. It has over 90 million views on YouTube, and though there was strong backlash to the racial accessorizing of […]

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07.16.13 Andy Cush

Here it is: a compilation of 37 remixes, covers, reinterpretations, and utter destructions of Miley Cyrus’s “We Can’t Stop,” curated by Mabson Enterprises aka Kyle Mabson, the same guy who brought you 47 “Call Me Maybe” covers last year. Nothing here is straightforward–there’s a right-wing Christian sermonizing about homosexuality and high fructose corn syrup over […]

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06.19.13 Marina Galperina

Shout out Miley Cyrus! I like your “We Can’t Stop” video and you are very attractive. Also, something something pop music. Since Orlan sued Gaga, getting observant about possible art references is suddenly a lot more fun. Wanna play? Pascal Bernier? Maurizio Cattelan? Christopher Chiappa? Ok, so I don’t remember where but I’ve seen these. WHO WANTS TO SOUND […]

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03.21.13 Samer Kalaf

Why is Miley Cyrus twerking in a unicorn suit to J. Dash’s “Wop”? Who knows? Being young, rich and bored looks fun as hell, though. Is it art? Yes. But is it ratchet? Watch for yourself. CHECK IT#WOP #1Z #UNICORN #TWERK tinyurl.com/WOP1ZMC — Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) March 21, 2013 Verdict: Not ratchet. […]

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