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It’s Fashion Week!

It’s Fashion Week!

junkyardarts September 11, 2010 Comments Off on It’s Fashion Week!

This week Junkyard Arts will be featuring stories from Fashion Week as they relate to the arts.  As Tim Gunn mentioned in a recent Project Runway, Fashion is not Clothes.  It is a statement,

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Exhibition Alert: Tomaselli. Brooklyn Museum. Be There.

Exhibition Alert: Tomaselli. Brooklyn Museum. Be There.

junkyardarts August 21, 2010 Comments Off on Exhibition Alert: Tomaselli. Brooklyn Museum. Be There.

Fred Tomaselli, renowned collage artist and personal favorite, will be featuring a survey of his post 1990 work at the Brooklyn Museum this fall

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Something Unexpected. Something Beautiful.

Something Unexpected. Something Beautiful.

junkyardarts August 12, 2010 Comments Off on Something Unexpected. Something Beautiful.

Radiolab and NPR present: Words. Reminding us the power of words, the power of images and the power of sound. Enjoy: Words

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Wilkins Coffee Will Kill You…if you are a muppet

Wilkins Coffee Will Kill You…if you are a muppet

junkyardarts August 5, 2010 Comments Off on Wilkins Coffee Will Kill You…if you are a muppet

In strange-things-Lauren-managed-to-stumble-upon-today news, in researching about Jim Henson and the amazing exhibition I missed on him in MA, I found this archival footage of Wilkins Coffee ads. 

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Little Kid does Watercolors, is OK, News-Folk are Irritating

Little Kid does Watercolors, is OK, News-Folk are Irritating

junkyardarts August 3, 2010 Comments Off on Little Kid does Watercolors, is OK, News-Folk are Irritating

Ok. Im not here to harp on a little kid.  I think it is brilliant that this little guy, Kieron Williamson, is so interested in painting and being artistic.  I really do.  Just like

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Someone Has More Free Time Than Me: in which Lauren gets jealous

Someone Has More Free Time Than Me: in which Lauren gets jealous

junkyardarts August 2, 2010 Comments Off on Someone Has More Free Time Than Me: in which Lauren gets jealous

Dalton Ghetti is patient. Observe: See what I mean? Telegraph Uk

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The Difference between Art & Design: Let the Lively Discussion Begin!

The Difference between Art & Design: Let the Lively Discussion Begin!

junkyardarts August 2, 2010 Comments Off on The Difference between Art & Design: Let the Lively Discussion Begin!

I was over at WebDesignerDepot a moment ago and they have a terrific article up on the differences between Art and Design.  I am constantly trying to figure out myself what the difference is.

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Black Swan – Obvious Title, Curious Casting & Showgirls

Black Swan – Obvious Title, Curious Casting & Showgirls

junkyardarts July 24, 2010 Comments Off on Black Swan – Obvious Title, Curious Casting & Showgirls

Ok, so the name Black Swan is painfully obvious.  Ballet movie. Swan. Black. I bet it will be mysterious! oggiboogie So, the twist here is that Darren Aronofsky is directing it.  With The Wrestler,

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Conan: A Hot Piece of Ace

Conan: A Hot Piece of Ace

junkyardarts July 24, 2010 Comments Off on Conan: A Hot Piece of Ace

Thanks to the prevalence of Comic Con, most people are aware of the thriving comic and fantasy market…but did anyone really expect this “Conan the Destroyer” painting by well known illustrator Frank Frazetta to

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Mona Lisa: History’s Mysterys & Missing Imagination

Mona Lisa: History’s Mysterys & Missing Imagination

junkyardarts July 17, 2010 Comments Off on Mona Lisa: History’s Mysterys & Missing Imagination

In Art News today we have another story about how scientists are trying to figure out how Da Vinci was so good, and secondarily try to ruin the mysteries of the Mona Lisa. While

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