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On Protest Art: Don’t Smash Stuff, It’s Rude

On Protest Art: Don’t Smash Stuff, It’s Rude

junkyardarts February 19, 2014 0

There’s a whole lot of talking going on with this whole ‘stranger decides to smash an Ai Weiwei clay pot installation at the Perez Art Museum Miami’. Some people think it’s hilarious.  Some people think

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Tryst’s Bike & Bite: Guilt-Free Pleasure Ride

Tryst’s Bike & Bite: Guilt-Free Pleasure Ride

junkyardarts September 19, 2013 0

Fall in Boston: it gives you things worth traveling for.  The changing leaves, endless bike rides on our miles of lush trails in the brisk air, and glorious mounds of comfort food.  Lucky for

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Guy Paints Putin In Lingerie, Guy Flees To France, Putin Keeps Painting For Special Occasions & When He Gets Lonely

Guy Paints Putin In Lingerie, Guy Flees To France, Putin Keeps Painting For Special Occasions & When He Gets Lonely

junkyardarts September 6, 2013 0

So one day, an artist named Konstantin Altunin decided he would paint Russian President Vladimir Putin in his natural form: ripped, masculine, and in a pink teddy.  Putin, dripping in vodka and manliness, is twisting

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Rotterdam’s Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated in Home Stove

Rotterdam’s Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated in Home Stove

junkyardarts August 12, 2013 0

It took only 3 minutes for six Romanians to rob the world of 7 brilliant works of art last year in Rotterdam. The stolen works, estimated to be worth over 100 million euro, included

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Belize Politician Accidentally Razes Ancient Temple for Street Gravel

Belize Politician Accidentally Razes Ancient Temple for Street Gravel

junkyardarts May 30, 2013 0

It’s just like that time your little brother made a mud castle on the beach and you just stomped through it thinking it was just dirt. Lil bro is upset and you’re all ‘whatever’.

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1,500 Yr Old Mosaic Found In Israeli Field

1,500 Yr Old Mosaic Found In Israeli Field

junkyardarts May 15, 2013 0

I might want to start digging around the backyard more: a spectacular 1,500yr old mosaic was found in the farmland of Kibbutz Bet Qama in Israel. During excavations led by the the Israeli Antiquities Authority, six dunams, dating

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Appeals Court Just Flipped Everything We Know About Fair Use

Appeals Court Just Flipped Everything We Know About Fair Use

junkyardarts April 29, 2013 0

In a totally insane ruling, the Federal Appeals Court decided that, in the words of attorney Virginia Rutledge “…the law does not require that a new work of art comment on any of its

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5 Things That Happened In Art This Week

5 Things That Happened In Art This Week

junkyardarts March 24, 2013 0

Art is happening all around us, every day, every minute, and we hardly know about it.  This week a few things happened that got the collective internets in an uproar, harkening the age-old bitchfest

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Musings On The Bush Self Portraits

Musings On The Bush Self Portraits

junkyardarts February 25, 2013 1

By now you have seen the infamous Bush self portraits and commented on how awful they are, reveled in their amateur skill, enjoyed the merciless mocking Bush Jr. has endured on the collective interwebs

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Women Artists Are All The Rage

Women Artists Are All The Rage

junkyardarts January 25, 2013 0

A new exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts is celebrating the rise of the recognition of women artists and their various invaluable contributions to culture. Modern Women at PAFA: From Cassatt to

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