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Why Science In Film Might Drive You Space-Mad

Why Science In Film Might Drive You Space-Mad

junkyardarts May 11, 2015 0

Ed. Note: We’ve got a special piece written by friend of the Junkyard, Maria Ramos.  Maria originally brought the idea of a piece on the intersection of science and art to us a little

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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 0

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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Inspiration Nation: AJ Fosik

Inspiration Nation: AJ Fosik

junkyardarts April 26, 2015 0

We love a man who works with his hands!  AJ Fosik’s work is a kaleidoscope of color and texture, humor and iconography.  They bring to mind totems of the Pacific Northwest, made by a

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Puppet Slays Tom Sawyer

Puppet Slays Tom Sawyer

junkyardarts April 16, 2015 0

Completely mesmerizing.  I’m impressed (and laughing hysterically)…and ooh man, 2:30m onward

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Call For Art: Creative Salem 3×5 Show

Call For Art: Creative Salem 3×5 Show

junkyardarts April 4, 2015 0

I am loving the rise of the small works shows.  They not only allow a larger number of artists to participate but the works themselves are priced to sell which allows normal art-loving folks

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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 0

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 0

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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NASA Releases Largest Photo Ever & It Will Destroy You

NASA Releases Largest Photo Ever & It Will Destroy You

junkyardarts January 20, 2015 0

Space is a place and concept that I understand in it’s basic form, but ultimately the scope and scale is so beyond my understanding that I tend to get panicky when looking at high

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Inspiration Nation: Hannah Yata’s Marvelous Monsters

Inspiration Nation: Hannah Yata’s Marvelous Monsters

junkyardarts January 20, 2015 0

Hannah Yata’s Artwork.  It’s equal parts terrifying and beautiful, fanciful and erotic, surreal and familiar.  I find that I am mildly nauseated and wildly enchanted by her work – I just can’t stop looking.

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Inspiration Nation: Victor Grasso’s Naughty Nightmares

Inspiration Nation: Victor Grasso’s Naughty Nightmares

junkyardarts January 19, 2015 1

Victor’s paintings are a perfectly unnerving mix of surreal fantasy and photorealism and the combination is as unsettling as it is dreamy.  While the concepts are a bit fluffy, the execution smooths all that

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