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Inspiration Nation: millo

Inspiration Nation: millo

junkyardarts July 21, 2016 0

I simply adore the work of mural artist Francesco Camillo Giorgino, more commonly known as millo.  His larger than life black and white murals bring to mind the whimsy of Keith Haring with the emotional resonance of Os

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ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

junkyardarts February 21, 2016 0

The New York Times wrote a whole long thing about LaBeouf spending 24hrs in an elevator, chatting with the normals as they popped in and out. You can read it if you want.  I

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Hiro Exhibition at Boston MFA

Hiro Exhibition at Boston MFA

junkyardarts December 1, 2015 0

A little bit surreal, one hundred percent sensual and sophisticated glamour, Hiro’s photographs have been at the forefront of fashion since he broke out on his own (he was mentored by Richard Avendon) in

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This Dude Really Hates Renoir

This Dude Really Hates Renoir

junkyardarts October 6, 2015 0

You’ve heard the news already about the hilariously upset person (people?) behind Renoir Sucks At Painting who are picketing the Boston MFA, so I don’t have a lot more to offer on the subject other than

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Is This Mascot Obscene?

Is This Mascot Obscene?

junkyardarts August 25, 2015 0

So. Is this mascot obscene? A nubile young woman.  Hanging out near her bucket in a brisk breeze.  Tucking her raven hair behind her ear…while she lets her crotch breathe. What if I said

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Why Science In Film Might Drive You Space-Mad

Why Science In Film Might Drive You Space-Mad

junkyardarts May 11, 2015 0

Ed. Note: We’ve got a special piece written by friend of the Junkyard, Maria Ramos.  Maria originally brought the idea of a piece on the intersection of science and art to us a little

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Inspiration Nation: AJ Fosik

Inspiration Nation: AJ Fosik

junkyardarts April 26, 2015 0

We love a man who works with his hands!  AJ Fosik’s work is a kaleidoscope of color and texture, humor and iconography.  They bring to mind totems of the Pacific Northwest, made by a

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Inspiration Nation: Hannah Yata’s Marvelous Monsters

Inspiration Nation: Hannah Yata’s Marvelous Monsters

junkyardarts January 20, 2015 0

Hannah Yata’s Artwork.  It’s equal parts terrifying and beautiful, fanciful and erotic, surreal and familiar.  I find that I am mildly nauseated and wildly enchanted by her work – I just can’t stop looking.

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Inspiration Nation: Victor Grasso’s Naughty Nightmares

Inspiration Nation: Victor Grasso’s Naughty Nightmares

junkyardarts January 19, 2015 1

Victor’s paintings are a perfectly unnerving mix of surreal fantasy and photorealism and the combination is as unsettling as it is dreamy.  While the concepts are a bit fluffy, the execution smooths all that

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Inspiration Nation: Christine Wu

Inspiration Nation: Christine Wu

junkyardarts January 4, 2015 0

Artists have always used the passing of time as a concept in art, sometimes even a tool.  Photographers are probably the most common, using open shutters to capture everything from running water to create

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