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Avedon.

Avedon.

junkyardarts August 31, 2010 Comments Off on Avedon.

The master. The man. Richard Avedon. His life’s work is featured at the Museum of Fine Art, Boston this fall and winter and it is an absolute must-see

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Sketchy Duel – Simple Hilarity, Cartoon Heaven

Sketchy Duel – Simple Hilarity, Cartoon Heaven

junkyardarts August 26, 2010 Comments Off on Sketchy Duel – Simple Hilarity, Cartoon Heaven

Cartoons never fail to entertain me.  Whether they do old school Nicktoons or Pixar brilliance, the kid in me will always love the animated character.  What is even better, is the appeal for animation

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Work of Art: It’s All Over

Work of Art: It’s All Over

junkyardarts August 12, 2010 Comments Off on Work of Art: It’s All Over

“It’s all people vomiting” So here we are at the end of our beloved Work of Art.  Our finalist artists are working hard at their last projects and in true ‘Not Project Runway’ style,

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Work of Art – Nature, Nonsense & the Never Ending Story

Work of Art – Nature, Nonsense & the Never Ending Story

junkyardarts August 5, 2010 Comments Off on Work of Art – Nature, Nonsense & the Never Ending Story

Is saying that Tits McGee looks like a deer in headlights too obvious since their challenge is to make work from nature? Cuz Im doin’ it. You’d think that as an artist, even from

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No Clever Title – Just Watch the Video…

No Clever Title – Just Watch the Video…

junkyardarts August 2, 2010 Comments Off on No Clever Title – Just Watch the Video…

Holy moly and I on a ‘blow your mind’ streak today or what? This music video is made entirely by running a program, written and created by Stewart Smith on an Apple ][+, that

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Work of Art: A Public Service Announcement

Work of Art: A Public Service Announcement

junkyardarts July 29, 2010 Comments Off on Work of Art: A Public Service Announcement

“I haven’t felt good about a piece of work I’ve done since [the beginning]” – Abdi That about sums it up this episode of Work of Art. This episode the artists must do work

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What is Art Really Worth to You? Food for Thought

What is Art Really Worth to You? Food for Thought

junkyardarts July 27, 2010 Comments Off on What is Art Really Worth to You? Food for Thought

The Picasso on the left, Nude, Green Leaves and Bust sold at Christie’s for $106.5 million in May 2010. The Giacometti on the right, Walking Man 1 sold for $104.3 million in February 2010.

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Work of Art – Kid Art Makes Me Staby:a Bad Person

Work of Art – Kid Art Makes Me Staby:a Bad Person

junkyardarts July 22, 2010 Comments Off on Work of Art – Kid Art Makes Me Staby:a Bad Person

So this week the artists visit a museum filled with kids work…and apparently are meant to be inspired. Ok. well as you’ve guessed, I am not a big fan of kid art.  And Im

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Work of Art: Playing the Tortured Artist and Crappy Public Works

Work of Art: Playing the Tortured Artist and Crappy Public Works

junkyardarts July 15, 2010 Comments Off on Work of Art: Playing the Tortured Artist and Crappy Public Works

So last night’s episode was hitting pretty close to home as the artists were challenged to work in groups (which I know a lot about), and to create a public work of art (which

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Museums are Finally Getting It – a Success for the Everyman

Museums are Finally Getting It – a Success for the Everyman

junkyardarts July 13, 2010 Comments Off on Museums are Finally Getting It – a Success for the Everyman

“I don’t know where to start.” “I don’t know what to look at first.” “Why would a museum put this on display?” “Is this really art?” “Your labels make me feel stupid.” According to

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