Junk-Posts »

Kanye West’s Runaway: Is…Something Something

Kanye West’s Runaway: Is…Something Something

junkyardarts October 25, 2010 Comments Off on Kanye West’s Runaway: Is…Something Something

Well, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month, you know about Kanye West’s latest video/film/project Runaway.  What is it about?  Everything a second year film student dreams, of course! The

Read More »
Feed My Frankenstein: A Day at the Horror Fest

Feed My Frankenstein: A Day at the Horror Fest

junkyardarts October 20, 2010 Comments Off on Feed My Frankenstein: A Day at the Horror Fest

It was an epic day at the Rock and Shock Horror Convention on October 16th.  It kicked off the night before with an epic run of horror movies at Chez Junkyard, then a day

Read More »
‘Pop’ Apps: Skip Art History, Let Your Phone Do All The Thinking…I Guess

‘Pop’ Apps: Skip Art History, Let Your Phone Do All The Thinking…I Guess

junkyardarts October 16, 2010 Comments Off on ‘Pop’ Apps: Skip Art History, Let Your Phone Do All The Thinking…I Guess

Considering there is an app for just about everything, I shouldn’t be surprised to see this Pop app staring Andy Warhol.  It may not be the 1st horseman…but that doesn’t mean I have to

Read More »
How Ink Is Made: Porn for Color Theorists and Tactile-obsessives

How Ink Is Made: Porn for Color Theorists and Tactile-obsessives

junkyardarts October 15, 2010 Comments Off on How Ink Is Made: Porn for Color Theorists and Tactile-obsessives

For those of us enamored by images of dripping paint, the way soap suds spiral in a dance down the drain, or nearly orgasm at the sight of The Pacific opening credits because of

Read More »
Comic Ladiez: Tellin’ It Like It Is, in Spandex and Super Powers

Comic Ladiez: Tellin’ It Like It Is, in Spandex and Super Powers

junkyardarts October 15, 2010 Comments Off on Comic Ladiez: Tellin’ It Like It Is, in Spandex and Super Powers

Looks like the Junkyard isn’t the only one fed up with the overrated-doesn’t-know-how-to-control-a-flash-pervy-anorexic-lumberjack that is “photographer” Terry Richardson. Let’s see how the ladies of Uncanny X-Men feel about him!

Read More »
The Simpsons: Keepin’ it Real for the Artists of the World

The Simpsons: Keepin’ it Real for the Artists of the World

junkyardarts October 11, 2010 Comments Off on The Simpsons: Keepin’ it Real for the Artists of the World

Ooh The Simpsons.  Pop culture and art references have always been prevalent on this historic show, and last nights Season 22 opener was no exception. At the jump: art camp, Flight of the Conchords,

Read More »
Art & Porn: But Who Really Cares? – in case you missed it

Art & Porn: But Who Really Cares? – in case you missed it

junkyardarts September 21, 2010 Comments Off on Art & Porn: But Who Really Cares? – in case you missed it

Oh Boy. This week the Los Angeles Film Fest premieres Destricted (shown in Europe since 2006 to critical acclaim) – a film created by a few very well known artists, that circles around sex. 

Read More »
Ansel Adams: Negatives Fight is Just That – in case you missed it

Ansel Adams: Negatives Fight is Just That – in case you missed it

junkyardarts September 20, 2010 Comments Off on Ansel Adams: Negatives Fight is Just That – in case you missed it

Months ago, Californian Rick Norsigian announced that a box of  glass negatives he purchased for $45 at a yard sale were original Ansel Adams creations

Read More »
Basquiat – it is bad that I don’t care? – in case you missed it

Basquiat – it is bad that I don’t care? – in case you missed it

junkyardarts September 19, 2010 Comments Off on Basquiat – it is bad that I don’t care? – in case you missed it

A new film is coming out about the life and work of Jean-Michel Basquiat…and even though the trailer does much to attempt to convince me that this film will be great…I just couldn’t give

Read More »
The Museum of Science: Art, Animals and Altered States

The Museum of Science: Art, Animals and Altered States

junkyardarts September 7, 2010 Comments Off on The Museum of Science: Art, Animals and Altered States

Oh, Escher.  You never got much credit in your day for your work as an artist, but the mathematicians sure did like you!  And so do Susie and

Read More »