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Kinetic Rain Mesmerizes, Potentially Makes You Late For Flights

Kinetic Rain Mesmerizes, Potentially Makes You Late For Flights

junkyardarts July 21, 2012 1

There are few places worse than an airport.  They are crowded, people are jerks half the time, Wi-Fi is spotty, and they are your holding pen before you get into a tiny metal flying

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This Might Be The Best Worst Artist Statement Yet

This Might Be The Best Worst Artist Statement Yet

junkyardarts July 17, 2012 Comments Off on This Might Be The Best Worst Artist Statement Yet

In this edition of Things That Drive Me Crazy, we have the ridiculous statement from Lisson Gallery for artist Jason Martin’s Behemoth. It isn’t that the work isn’t ‘good’, per se.  I actually have

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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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Exhibition Alert: Tara Donovan at Milwaukee Art Museum

Exhibition Alert: Tara Donovan at Milwaukee Art Museum

junkyardarts May 14, 2012 Comments Off on Exhibition Alert: Tara Donovan at Milwaukee Art Museum

Ongoing until October 2012, hit up the Milwaukee Art Museum to see new breathtaking, inspiring and quizzical installations by Tara Donovan. Her work is really quite beautiful, even when her materials are not.  She creates seemingly

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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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Area 51: Myth or Reality Exhibition is Atomically Awesome

Area 51: Myth or Reality Exhibition is Atomically Awesome

junkyardarts April 5, 2012 Comments Off on Area 51: Myth or Reality Exhibition is Atomically Awesome

Bust out your Ancient Aliens fan-gear because the National Atomic Testing Museum has opened quite the exhibition: Area 51: Myth or Reality. Well which is it?!

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Unwrapped Mummies Are Fantastic, Horrifying

junkyardarts March 5, 2012 Comments Off on Unwrapped Mummies Are Fantastic, Horrifying

Ok, so mummies are fascinating, right?  We can all agree on this.  The preservation of human remains for eternity but our ancestors and their mysterious cultures is pretty thought provoking.  Pretty exciting.  And pretty

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Rodarte: Fra Angelico Collection at LACMA

junkyardarts January 17, 2012 Comments Off on Rodarte: Fra Angelico Collection at LACMA

It seems unfair to simply call Kate and Laura Mulleavy of Rodarte ‘designers’.  They are craftswomen.  Visionaries. Artists. And their segway from ready-to-wear to couture to costume design has transcended the runway and become works

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Exhibition Alert: Paper Zoo at Boston MFA

junkyardarts January 8, 2012 Comments Off on Exhibition Alert: Paper Zoo at Boston MFA

This show was curated specifically for families and frankly, I think it’s a pretty adorable idea: an exhibition of prints, drawings and photographs of animals, dating from 1500 to the present. With up to

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Defaced Statue by Banksy to be Displayed at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

junkyardarts December 27, 2011 Comments Off on Defaced Statue by Banksy to be Displayed at Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Once upon a time, a young whippersnapper took an 18th Century replica bust of a priest, and carved off its face&#

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