Recreations of Famous Art

Bored Panda has created a gallery of people’s recreations of famous works of art at home. “The Getty Museum challenge, where you have to recreate your favorite work of art with 3 things lying around your home, was inspired by the Tussen Kunst en Quarantaine (Between Art and […]

“How Infections Defined the American Bathroom”

At Citylab, Elizabeth Yuko writes about how epidemics influenced the design of American bathrooms–and American homes. “This isn’t a linear narrative with clear causation, but rather a convergence of advancements in science, infrastructure, plumbing, sanitation and design trends. The modern bathroom developed alongside outbreaks of tuberculosis, cholera and […]

Bollywood Horrors!

The Gutter’s own Beth has an essay in Bollywood Horrors: Religion, Violence and Cinematic Fears in India (Bloomsbury, 2020), a fancy academy book edited by friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen (who also has an essay inside). Go, Beth!