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The Junkyard visits galleries and museums around the country and offer our Junkyard style critique



Get Your Mind Blown at The Barnes: An Essay

Get Your Mind Blown at The Barnes: An Essay

junkyardarts June 30, 2014 0

I was finally able to visit The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia this past weekend and I learned a few things.  First, the collection is totally ridiculous.  Improbable. What I mean is: no matter how

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Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion at the PEM

Future Beauty: Avant-Garde Japanese Fashion at the PEM

junkyardarts January 6, 2014 0

Fashion as art has had quite a boon in the past few years with major exhibitions drawing  crowds across the country.  I’ve written about this before, and since that post appeared  years ago, I’ve

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10-Word Book Review: The Secret Lives of Married Women

10-Word Book Review: The Secret Lives of Married Women

junkyardarts October 14, 2013 0

10-Word Book Review of Elissa Wald’s erotic thriller, The Secret Lives of Married Women *** A Literary Quickie: Slow to Start & Finishes Strong, Satisfying   read an excerpt of the book HERE!  

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FaceOff S5: Halloween Re-imagined

FaceOff S5: Halloween Re-imagined

junkyardarts September 18, 2013 0

Welcome back! I know we are all barely recovered from the loss of RJ, but the show much go on and some of my favorite contenders are still in the game.  This week Halloween

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FaceOff S5: Future Frankensteins

FaceOff S5: Future Frankensteins

junkyardarts August 21, 2013 0

So I’ve been away for work and haven’t yet seen this episode.  And by ‘away for work’ I mean ‘instead of going back to my hotel to watch the episode, I played air guitar

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Ian Barry’s Sleek, Sexy, Rides Get The Gallery Treatment

Ian Barry’s Sleek, Sexy, Rides Get The Gallery Treatment

junkyardarts August 16, 2013 0

Classic cars have long been featured in exhibitions around the country. Whether they are in fields at country fairs, classic car shows, or renowned museum exhibitions, the four wheelers have been having their day

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FaceOff S5: All Stars Vs. Rookies Has Begun

FaceOff S5: All Stars Vs. Rookies Has Begun

junkyardarts August 14, 2013 0

It’s my favorite time of year! FaceOff season! This season is even more exciting because it features a number of my all-time favorite contestants returning for a chance to win the title of FaceOff

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Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

Playing in the DIRT @ PEM: 3rd Thursday Review & Preview

brian June 19, 2013 0

It was a mid-May early evening in Salem, one of the first warm nights of the season. The kind of night where the sun refused to set quickly, instead baking the city’s cobblestoned downtown

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10-Word Book Review: Stephen King’s JOYLAND

10-Word Book Review: Stephen King’s JOYLAND

junkyardarts June 6, 2013 0

I’m on vacation this week and in an attempt not to get yelled at by everyone for being too ‘plugged in’, I’m desperately trying to stay off the site and just chillax. Problem is,

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PEM Dance Party Was The Best Thing To Happen In A Museum This Season

PEM Dance Party Was The Best Thing To Happen In A Museum This Season

junkyardarts April 22, 2013 1

The Peabody Essex Museum is seriously giving every other museum ever a run for their money, hosting so many phenomenal events on a consistent basis.  Really.  I’ve been saying this for years now, and

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