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Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

Movie Real-Talk: When the Apes on Screen are Better People than the Ones in the Theatre

junkyardarts July 14, 2014 0

I may jaded and dead on the inside, but going out to the movies these days, even the stupid-expensive, brand-new, nice-area theatres, really is the worst, isn’t it? By that I mean people are

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Over There! WWI Posters On View at Boston MFA

Over There! WWI Posters On View at Boston MFA

junkyardarts July 9, 2014 0

From the Boston MFA: Timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of WWI, this exhibition features fifty wartime posters from the United States and Europe…Many of the works were used to

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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 0

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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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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Last Minute Plans: Artist Book Signing

Last Minute Plans: Artist Book Signing

junkyardarts June 12, 2014 0

The wonderful thing about poetry is that despite the original intent, a reader often finds their own meaning in it. Love poems are particularly vulnerable to varied interpretations, changing meaning depending on the reader’s

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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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Antique Shop Painting Turns Out To Be Early Dali

Antique Shop Painting Turns Out To Be Early Dali

junkyardarts June 2, 2014 0

Mark this under “Why It Pays To Know Your Art”: Tomeu L’Amo, a painter and an art historian, found a lovely work of surrealist art in a store in Northern Spain in the late 1980′s.

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Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

Katy Perry On View At National Portrait Gallery. Seriously.

junkyardarts May 29, 2014 0

Cupcake Katy, an oil-on-linen work by New York based artist Will Cotton, will go up in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington this summer.  As part of a rotating display of acquisitions, Cupcake Katy

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Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

Norman Rockwell’s Red Sox Painting Sells for $22.6m

junkyardarts May 26, 2014 0

A Norman Rockwell painting depicting Red Sox players in a locker room sold for $22.6 million at a Christie’s auction on Thursday. The final bid was actually on the low-end of estimates  that ranged

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Art for All: Sci Fi Nerds

Art for All: Sci Fi Nerds

junkyardarts April 30, 2014 0

Welcome back to Art for All, wherein I make my best attempt at bringing artists and their work to the forefront of a subculture that might not already be aware.  This Sci Fi Nerd

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