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One Year Later, Screwed Up MLK Memorial Remains Unfixed

One Year Later, Screwed Up MLK Memorial Remains Unfixed

junkyardarts September 16, 2012 Comments Off on One Year Later, Screwed Up MLK Memorial Remains Unfixed

You know what they say about government in these parts.  And while I don’t necessarily share the sentiments of a certain platform, I can say that when it comes to art, the government doesn’t

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Boston AHTS Festival Is Back

Boston AHTS Festival Is Back

junkyardarts September 6, 2012 Comments Off on Boston AHTS Festival Is Back

It’s back!  I always love this weekend for a few reasons.  1. It’s bringing together the city’s wealth of artists, from the established to the new round of art school students, and they are

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ICA UK Brings Us Art on Wheels with ART DRIVE!

ICA UK Brings Us Art on Wheels with ART DRIVE!

junkyardarts July 31, 2012 Comments Off on ICA UK Brings Us Art on Wheels with ART DRIVE!

It all started when French race car driver asked his buddy Alexander Calder to do a little project: marry artistic excellence with an ‘already perfect object’. The Art-Car was born and BMW brings us

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Exhibition Alert: Rodin Museum Re-Opening

Exhibition Alert: Rodin Museum Re-Opening

junkyardarts June 1, 2012 Comments Off on Exhibition Alert: Rodin Museum Re-Opening

Great news for everyone!  The Rodin Museum in Philadelphia is reopening this July 13th! Newly renovated, re-imagined and restored to it’s glory when it first opened in 1929, the Rodin Museum is the most

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Inspriation Nation: Jonas Burgert

Inspriation Nation: Jonas Burgert

junkyardarts May 10, 2012 Comments Off on Inspriation Nation: Jonas Burgert

German artist Jonas Burgert is just wonderful. There, I said it. He has a way of mercilessly blending iconography and ritual with urban exploration, civilization (re)discovery and dangerous whimsey.  It’s as if someone slipped

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Adventures in Art: Black Tie Black Out

Adventures in Art: Black Tie Black Out

junkyardarts April 26, 2012 1

True Story*. About a year ago, I was invited by my boss and friend, Leigh, to attend a black tie gala with her and two other friends.  The event: Oscar night! Naturally, I was

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Steve Martin Set To Score ‘As You Like It’ in NYC this Summer

Steve Martin Set To Score ‘As You Like It’ in NYC this Summer

junkyardarts March 25, 2012 Comments Off on Steve Martin Set To Score ‘As You Like It’ in NYC this Summer

Here’s Steve Martin tearing up some bluegrass and taking on a job that pretty much carves my trip to NYC this summer in stone. Let’s just say, something fantastic this way comes&#

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Gallery 1988: Art to Laugh With & At

Gallery 1988: Art to Laugh With & At

junkyardarts March 19, 2012 Comments Off on Gallery 1988: Art to Laugh With & At

Gallery 1988, the preeminent showplace for pop-culture contemporary art that normal people can enjoy, appreciate and understand and not feel intimidated going into the actual space, is a gallery after my own heart. They

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Annie Leibovitz ‘Pilgrimage’ at the Smithsonian

junkyardarts February 28, 2012 Comments Off on Annie Leibovitz ‘Pilgrimage’ at the Smithsonian

After some devastating financial issues rocked the photographer, Annie Leibovitz took a look around.  Around her life, the people that are surrounding her and around the country.  The result is Pilgrimage and it is

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Want A Banksy? Go Ahead & Steal One

junkyardarts February 11, 2012 Comments Off on Want A Banksy? Go Ahead & Steal One

The Art Series Hotels in Melbourne, Australia have hosted quite the contest: if you could steal a Banksy off their walls, you could keep it. Ok then!

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