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Inspiration Nation: Slagletron

Inspiration Nation: Slagletron

junkyardarts September 4, 2012 Comments Off on Inspiration Nation: Slagletron

I met Jessica Slagle in a whiskey bar in New York City when I was there on biznass a week or so ago.  We hung out, had some beers, talked about our lives, had

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Face Off S3: It’s Here & It’s Bigger Than Ever

Face Off S3: It’s Here & It’s Bigger Than Ever

junkyardarts August 24, 2012 Comments Off on Face Off S3: It’s Here & It’s Bigger Than Ever

I can’t tell you how many angry emails, messages and texts I received after missing Season 3’s opening episode and failing to write about it here on The Junkyard first thing Wednesday morning I

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The Master Is Totally Not About Scientology, Except That It Is

The Master Is Totally Not About Scientology, Except That It Is

junkyardarts August 14, 2012 Comments Off on The Master Is Totally Not About Scientology, Except That It Is

Paul Thomas Anderson’s films are always thought provoking, challenging and visually splendid. His latest film, The Master, appears to be just that, but perhaps a bit more provocative than his last…or at least to

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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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Inspriation Nation: Helen Musselwhite’s Paper Dreams

Inspriation Nation: Helen Musselwhite’s Paper Dreams

junkyardarts July 8, 2012 Comments Off on Inspriation Nation: Helen Musselwhite’s Paper Dreams

It’s not difficult for me to be awe struck.  I just love art, and I love finding new artists that surprise me, shake me up.  Maybe I’m just a cheap date.  But I like

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Inspiration Nation: Amazing Miniature Meals

Inspiration Nation: Amazing Miniature Meals

junkyardarts June 29, 2012 1

Proof that things get more awesome/adorable the smaller they get, are the teensy-in-stature food creations from artist Shay Aaron. I mean, c’mon.  Look at em’. They are adorable!  And delicious!  Ok maybe not delicious

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Adventures in Art: Mickey Mouse Has Looked Better & Other Observations

Adventures in Art: Mickey Mouse Has Looked Better & Other Observations

junkyardarts June 13, 2012 Comments Off on Adventures in Art: Mickey Mouse Has Looked Better & Other Observations

True Story. Back in my college days circa 2003-ish, I managed to get an all-access press pass to the Savannah Film Festival. By bald-faced, straight-up lying.  My mother would be ashamed…and at the time,

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Art Historian Cleans Mona Lisa, Let’s You Do It Too

Art Historian Cleans Mona Lisa, Let’s You Do It Too

junkyardarts June 8, 2012 Comments Off on Art Historian Cleans Mona Lisa, Let’s You Do It Too

Ever wondered what your favorite paintings would look like if they got a bath? No? Well, you should because some of these bastards are filthy and it’s the art world’s dirty little secret

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Musical Monsters Will Rock Your Other-World

Musical Monsters Will Rock Your Other-World

junkyardarts May 26, 2012 Comments Off on Musical Monsters Will Rock Your Other-World

Not too much needs to be said about these paintings by Jason Edmiston because everything is so obvious. They are obviously perfectly conceived. Obviously executed to perfection. I think my favorite part about these

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Inspritation Nation: Charlotte Caron

Inspritation Nation: Charlotte Caron

junkyardarts May 18, 2012 Comments Off on Inspritation Nation: Charlotte Caron

Guh.  Love.  I just love this series. French artist Charlotte Caron, as best I can transcribe from my high-school French lessons, talks about this series as examining the duality of the subject and the

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