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Illustration Art Auction: From Pin-Ups to Wizards and Beyond

Illustration Art Auction: From Pin-Ups to Wizards and Beyond

junkyardarts April 26, 2015 0

The Heritage Auctions Signature event in Beverly Hills opens May 14-15th and features a bizarre mix of playful pin-ups by the likes of Vargas and Elvgren, sci-fi illustrations by Henrique Alvim Correa and Carl Lundgren, all

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Court Battle In Austria Over Nazi-Looted Klimt Masterpiece

Court Battle In Austria Over Nazi-Looted Klimt Masterpiece

junkyardarts March 11, 2015 0

The Art Restitution Advisory Board in Vienna ruled unanimously not to return Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Kilmt to its heirs and instead it should remain in Austria.  A claim by the heirs of Erich

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Frenchman Takes on Facebook Over Blocked Account

Frenchman Takes on Facebook Over Blocked Account

junkyardarts March 9, 2015 0

A small victory in the ongoing battle between artists, their art, and social media’s inability to distinguish art from porn: A Paris court has ruled that “Facebook’s clause forcing all users to agree that

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NASA Releases Largest Photo Ever & It Will Destroy You

NASA Releases Largest Photo Ever & It Will Destroy You

junkyardarts January 20, 2015 0

Space is a place and concept that I understand in it’s basic form, but ultimately the scope and scale is so beyond my understanding that I tend to get panicky when looking at high

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Giant Groundhog-esque Critters Adorably Chilled With Dinosaurs

Giant Groundhog-esque Critters Adorably Chilled With Dinosaurs

junkyardarts November 21, 2014 0

So here’s some great news: apparently a “bizarre” super heavyweight groundhog-like creature lived with with the dinosaurs in Madagascar, and went to each other’s cookouts and pool parties millions of years before large mammals

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Digital Detox: Talk Face to Face at the PEM

Digital Detox: Talk Face to Face at the PEM

junkyardarts November 17, 2014 0

I’m bad at this too, so this may seem a little hypocritical, but how about we take a night away from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and just enjoy some good ol’ direct human interaction? If

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WWII Soldiers Tag Ancient Site In Jerusalem

WWII Soldiers Tag Ancient Site In Jerusalem

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 0

A huge 1,700 year old cistern in Jerusalem was apparently the site of some good ol’ tagging courtesy of a couple of Australian soldiers during their tour in the Second World War.  The graffiti

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The PEM Does It Again with Exclusive Calder Exhibition

The PEM Does It Again with Exclusive Calder Exhibition

junkyardarts September 10, 2014 0

Madonna.  Beyonce.  Prince.  Calder. This revolutionary artist is in the one-name-club in and out of the art world.  Show anyone a classic Calder mobile and they will know who made it by name.  His

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RIP Lord Richard Attenborough

RIP Lord Richard Attenborough

junkyardarts August 25, 2014 0

The summer of 2014 is winding down and just when we thought the deluge of bad news may come to an end, we hear that Lord Richard Attenborough has died at age 90.  Variety

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Saruman For Sale: Bonhams Auctions Sir Christopher Lee’s Wizardly Wears

Saruman For Sale: Bonhams Auctions Sir Christopher Lee’s Wizardly Wears

junkyardarts August 4, 2014 0

Now’s your chance, world! Sir Christopher Lee is releasing his iron grip on a variety of props from his tenure as Saruman in the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, and you can snatch

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