About Maya Wainhaus

Maya Wainhaus is a writer, painter, Yankees fan and movie-musical enthusiast living in Brooklyn. She also writes a blog about tetris called Girls Play Tetris.

London Artist Puts Volunteers on a Pedestal

By January 10, 2008

Do you ever feel like everyone is watching you? You may not be as paranoid as you think, at least not if you're one of the 8,760 lucky folks selected to be a part of artist Antony Gormley's proposed plan … Read More

Two “Old Jew” Institutions Get “New Jew” Makovers

By January 8, 2008

Just like your best friend in junior high school who returned from summer vacation with boobs and a haircut, two New York Jewish landmarks are getting some extra attention due to recent makeovers. The Eldridge Street Synagogue, once home to … Read More

Superman’s Jewish Roots

By January 4, 2008

It's been 70 years since the Man of Steel first sprang forth from the imaginations of Jewish writers Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Now the Jewish Museum of Florida has a new exhibit on display called Zap! Pow! Bam! The … Read More

Shadows Lurking in Madrid

By December 21, 2007

The Wooster Collective is featuring photographs of street artist Sam3's warped shadows painted on the walls of Madrid. For an extended look at the artwork menacing the streets, go to Sam3's Flickr page.

Otakulab Wants to Spy on You

By December 21, 2007

Art team Otakulab likes to take strangely awesome photographs of unsuspecting people. In an interview in Shift, they warn their potential targets that they "look forward to spying on you through your window as you eat breakfast." The most important … Read More

Admit it, You Love “The Hills”

By December 18, 2007

"The Hills" may be the ultimate in guilty pleasures. With all the fights, gossip and fashion, how could you resist? Apparently, the New York Times can't resist either. Their style blog got a hold of Whitney Port and sat her … Read More

Os Gemeos Take Their Show on the Road

By December 18, 2007

The street art duo Os Gemeos, comprised of twin brothers from Brazil, has recently taken its cartoonish works to Lithuania. For more on Os Gemeos, including an extensive gallery, head to the Lost Art website.

Artists Wielding Spray Paint Take to the Streets of Miami

By December 18, 2007

This mesmerizing video from the Wooster Collective captures street artists at work as they create vibrant, showy murals in Miami. Artists featured include Lady Pink and Cycle.