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Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

Inspiration Nation: Gilded Age

junkyardarts July 31, 2014 0

Age ain’t nothin’ but a number. Wrinkles on the other hand do their darndest to plaster that number all over our faces, hands, just about everywhere.  But why the shame in showing our age?

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Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

junkyardarts July 14, 2014 0

I may jaded and dead on the inside, but going out to the movies these days, even the stupid-expensive, brand-new, nice-area theatres, really is the worst, isn’t it? By that I mean people are

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The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

junkyardarts June 19, 2014 0

True story: I had to have plastic surgery on my ears and during the process I asked my surgeon what her passion was (besides chopping up the human body) and she said “art”.  It

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Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

junkyardarts May 29, 2014 0

Cupcake Katy, an oil-on-linen work by New York based artist Will Cotton, will go up in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington this summer.  As part of a rotating display of acquisitions, Cupcake Katy

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Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

junkyardarts May 26, 2014 0

A Norman Rockwell painting depicting Red Sox players in a locker room sold for $22.6 million at a Christie’s auction on Thursday. The final bid was actually on the low-end of estimates  that ranged

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Art for All: Sci Fi Nerds

Art for All: Sci Fi Nerds

junkyardarts April 30, 2014 0

Welcome back to Art for All, wherein I make my best attempt at bringing artists and their work to the forefront of a subculture that might not already be aware.  This Sci Fi Nerd

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So…What’s The Difference Between Art & Craft?

So…What’s The Difference Between Art & Craft?

junkyardarts April 10, 2014 0

What makes art fine? What makes craft…not? It could be a matter of opinion, could be a matter of timing, could be a matter of location.  Here’s a great little video from TEDEd that

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Art For All: Mathletes

Art For All: Mathletes

junkyardarts April 1, 2014 0

Welcome to a new series I like to call Art for All. You all know that The Junkyard’s mission is to bring art to everyone because we believe that it’s  for everyone.  Thing is,

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Children’s Massacre Site Monument is Facing Criticism in Norway

Children’s Massacre Site Monument is Facing Criticism in Norway

junkyardarts March 24, 2014 0

Memorial sites are bitter-sweet. Using art, usually the beautiful or elegant kind, to commemorate a spot in which people were murdered or otherwise experienced some other unsavory deeds, is not a job for the

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Inspiration Nation: Michael Borremans

Inspiration Nation: Michael Borremans

junkyardarts March 4, 2014 0

In honor of his next major retrospective at BOZAR, in collaboration with the Dallas Museum of Art, we give you some of our favorite paintings by Michaël Borremans. Bozar / Michael Borremans

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