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The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

The Blurred Lines Between Scientific Illustrations & Art

junkyardarts June 19, 2014 0

True story: I had to have plastic surgery on my ears and during the process I asked my surgeon what her passion was (besides chopping up the human body) and she said “art”.  It

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Jamie Wyeth Retrospective at Boston MFA

Jamie Wyeth Retrospective at Boston MFA

junkyardarts June 5, 2014 0

I can’t think of another artist retrospective I would rather see this summer than that of Jamie Wyeth.  His family is a dynasty of American painters, from grandfather, Newell Convers, “N.C.” (1882–1945), to his father,

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What Happens When A Museum Lets Local Artists Take Over?

What Happens When A Museum Lets Local Artists Take Over?

junkyardarts March 17, 2014 0

It started with giant muppets having a dance party through the building.  Then came the steampunk invasion and groundbreaking Japanese avant garde frocks.  Now the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) is taking the next logical

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Genesis of the American Guitar Now At The Met

Genesis of the American Guitar Now At The Met

junkyardarts January 24, 2014 0

Thirty-five guitars make up this fantastic exhibition of early American guitars at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, with the exhibit focusing around Christian Frederick Martin, founder of the great American guitar firm

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The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

junkyardarts November 1, 2013 0

I know it’s early, but I’m already thinking about 2014 for a few distinct reasons, both concerning Vikings.  First, The British Museum will open an exhibition dedicated to the core period of the Viking

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Massive Davie Bowie Exhibition Is Largest Ever In North America

Massive Davie Bowie Exhibition Is Largest Ever In North America

junkyardarts October 11, 2013 0

David Bowie is... a show that you are about to miss unless you get yourself to Toronto before November 27, 2013.  The Art Gallery of Ontario is exhibiting an incredible collection of David Bowie

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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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Last Minute Plans: Boston Hippie Dance Party

Last Minute Plans: Boston Hippie Dance Party

junkyardarts August 1, 2013 0

Get groovy this Friday at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts at their First Friday event! Hosted in the cozy Shapiro Family Courtyard, they’ve got music by DJ Deja, the Hippie Chic exhibition open

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Exhibition of Unicorns Marks Cloisters 75th Anniversary

Exhibition of Unicorns Marks Cloisters 75th Anniversary

junkyardarts July 24, 2013 0

In what is probably the most magical exhibition ever, the Cloisters of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is exhibiting works depicting unicorns.  Some of the most beautiful tapestries from the Middle

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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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