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Bernie Sanders Has A Posse

Bernie Sanders Has A Posse

junkyardarts February 21, 2016 Comments Off on Bernie Sanders Has A Posse

Shepard Fairey, he of OBEY and Obama’s HOPE campaign fame, has officially endorsed Bernie Sanders for President. I’m supporting Bernie Sanders for President because I think that he’s the candidate most likely to work for

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ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

junkyardarts February 21, 2016 Comments Off on ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

The New York Times wrote a whole long thing about LaBeouf spending 24hrs in an elevator, chatting with the normals as they popped in and out. You can read it if you want.  I

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Auction House Sells Painting by Hitler, Hilarious Press Release Ensues

Auction House Sells Painting by Hitler, Hilarious Press Release Ensues

junkyardarts June 22, 2015 Comments Off on Auction House Sells Painting by Hitler, Hilarious Press Release Ensues

It’s pretty hilarious reading the press release I received regarding the recent auction of Adolph Hitler’s watercolors. Mostly due to the vague ways in which they try to justify this auction and subsequent purchasing

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Illustration Art Auction: From Pin-Ups to Wizards and Beyond

Illustration Art Auction: From Pin-Ups to Wizards and Beyond

junkyardarts April 26, 2015 Comments Off on Illustration Art Auction: From Pin-Ups to Wizards and Beyond

The Heritage Auctions Signature event in Beverly Hills opens May 14-15th and features a bizarre mix of playful pin-ups by the likes of Vargas and Elvgren, sci-fi illustrations by Henrique Alvim Correa and Carl Lundgren, all

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Court Battle In Austria Over Nazi-Looted Klimt Masterpiece

Court Battle In Austria Over Nazi-Looted Klimt Masterpiece

junkyardarts March 11, 2015 Comments Off on Court Battle In Austria Over Nazi-Looted Klimt Masterpiece

The Art Restitution Advisory Board in Vienna ruled unanimously not to return Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Kilmt to its heirs and instead it should remain in Austria.  A claim by the heirs of Erich

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Frenchman Takes on Facebook Over Blocked Account

Frenchman Takes on Facebook Over Blocked Account

junkyardarts March 9, 2015 Comments Off on Frenchman Takes on Facebook Over Blocked Account

A small victory in the ongoing battle between artists, their art, and social media’s inability to distinguish art from porn: A Paris court has ruled that “Facebook’s clause forcing all users to agree that

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Get Your Mind Blown at The Barnes: An Essay

Get Your Mind Blown at The Barnes: An Essay

junkyardarts June 30, 2014 Comments Off on Get Your Mind Blown at The Barnes: An Essay

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

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

junkyardarts February 19, 2014 Comments Off on On Protest Art: Don’t Smash Stuff, It’s Rude

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

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

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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