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The Art of Funeral Fashion: Death Becomes Her

The Art of Funeral Fashion: Death Becomes Her

junkyardarts October 21, 2014 0

The perfect museum exhibit to kick off your Halloween festivities is at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire explores the evolution of funeral attire

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Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

Putin’s Fan Club Throws The Best Paint Parties

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 0

This is for real. What’s a girl gotta do to get a Groupon for one of these paint parties? BBC

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WWII Soldiers Tag Ancient Site In Jerusalem

WWII Soldiers Tag Ancient Site In Jerusalem

junkyardarts October 8, 2014 0

A huge 1,700 year old cistern in Jerusalem was apparently the site of some good ol’ tagging courtesy of a couple of Australian soldiers during their tour in the Second World War.  The graffiti

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The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

The Art of A Trade – Sign Writing Gets Some Love In This Short

junkyardarts September 26, 2014 0

Is there anything more satisfying than a perfectly smooth line?  I love looking at it.  I love watching it happen.  I even love how it happens in different mediums!  Ink, charcoal, paint, it doesn’t

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Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

Adventure Time Has A Wonderfully Weird New Book

junkyardarts September 15, 2014 0

Everyone’s favorite inappropriate cartoon that they watch with their children before bed is now a book, and it’s either the best or worst thing to happen to you.  Focusing on the art of the

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All That Glitters At The Boston MFA’s Hollywood Glamour Exhibit

All That Glitters At The Boston MFA’s Hollywood Glamour Exhibit

junkyardarts September 15, 2014 0

Get ready for your close-up: The Boston Museum of Fine Arts opens their latest fashion-focused exhibition with Hollywood Glamour: Fashion and Jewelry from the Silver Screen this Fall and it’s bringing out a twinkle

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The PEM Does It Again with Exclusive Calder Exhibition

The PEM Does It Again with Exclusive Calder Exhibition

junkyardarts September 10, 2014 0

Madonna.  Beyonce.  Prince.  Calder. This revolutionary artist is in the one-name-club in and out of the art world.  Show anyone a classic Calder mobile and they will know who made it by name.  His

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RIP Lord Richard Attenborough

RIP Lord Richard Attenborough

junkyardarts August 25, 2014 0

The summer of 2014 is winding down and just when we thought the deluge of bad news may come to an end, we hear that Lord Richard Attenborough has died at age 90.  Variety

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To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

To Do: Throwback Game Night at the Peabody Essex

junkyardarts August 14, 2014 0

Looking to get weird on a giant Twister mat in a public space with a bunch of strangers who are also artistically inclined? Well the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has the night for you!

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Saruman For Sale: Bonhams Auctions Sir Christopher Lee’s Wizardly Wears

Saruman For Sale: Bonhams Auctions Sir Christopher Lee’s Wizardly Wears

junkyardarts August 4, 2014 0

Now’s your chance, world! Sir Christopher Lee is releasing his iron grip on a variety of props from his tenure as Saruman in the epic Lord of the Rings trilogy, and you can snatch

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