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Inspiration Nation: Slagletron

Inspiration Nation: Slagletron

junkyardarts September 4, 2012 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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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