Friday’s links take a look at artists and their creations — whether they’re legendarily good or painfully bad.
Artist at Work: See rare, unpublished photos of paint-splattering legend Jackson Pollock. (LIFE)
What a Ride: The video for Jay-Z and Kanye West’s single “Otis” features the two happiest rappers you’ll ever see. (Vulture)
Speaking of Rap: Jay-Z and Kanye are two people who should rap, always. These are 10 people who should never rap, ever. (TIME)
Fast Times: The world’s fastest roller coaster recreates riding in a Ferrari F1 race car. Here’s how it works. (Popular Science)
Style Shocker: Lady Gaga hit the streets in her most daring getup yet — a simple black dress that made her look like a normal person. (Celebuzz)
Viral Video: It seems like stop-motion videos are all over the Web lately, and they never fail to impress. Check out this collaborative stop-motion sculpture. (The Daily What)