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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 0

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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Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

Inspiration Nation: Sean Landers’s Plaid Paradise

junkyardarts November 24, 2014 0

Here in the northeast, the weather is taking a turn for the make-you-want-to-hibernate, which is why I am cozying up to Sean Landers’s painted plaid paradise.  If you need to find me, I’ll be

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Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

Simplify.ThatSh.It Turns Your Home Photos Into Modern Art

junkyardarts October 29, 2014 0

Have an urge to turn everything you love into a wonder of Modern art? Me too.  Our dreams of being the next Futurist are coming to fruition with my new favorite thing, Simplify.ThatSh.It.  It’s

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Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 0

This is for real. What’s a girl gotta do to get a Groupon for one of these paint parties? BBC

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The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

junkyardarts September 26, 2014 0

Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly smooth line?  I love looking at it.  I love watching it happen.  I even love how it happens in different mediums!  Ink, charcoal, paint, it doesn’t

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Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

junkyardarts September 15, 2014 0

Everyone’s favorite inappropriate cartoon that they watch with their children before bed is now a book, and it’s either the best or worst thing to happen to you.  Focusing on the art of the

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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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