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So…What’s The Difference Between Art & Craft?

So…What’s The Difference Between Art & Craft?

junkyardarts April 10, 2014 0

What makes art fine? What makes craft…not? It could be a matter of opinion, could be a matter of timing, could be a matter of location.  Here’s a great little video from TEDEd that

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Antiques Roadshow: Spring Cleaning’s Motivational Speaker

Antiques Roadshow: Spring Cleaning’s Motivational Speaker

junkyardarts March 28, 2014 0

Antiques Roadshow is a time-suck for just about everyone, not just art aficionados, because it taps into our desire to be worth something, ultimately. By virtue of being associated with the items, we in

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Last Minute Plans: Peabody Essex Parisian Party (Bonus: Birds on Guitars)

Last Minute Plans: Peabody Essex Parisian Party (Bonus: Birds on Guitars)

junkyardarts January 16, 2014 0

It’s the third Thursday of the month (Jan 16), and that means it’s the first PEM/PM party of 2014 and it is a feast for the senses. There’s the Impressionists on the Water exhibition,

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This Kickstarter Campaign Is Your 80′s Childhood Dream Come True

This Kickstarter Campaign Is Your 80′s Childhood Dream Come True

junkyardarts January 13, 2014 0

Supporting a Kickstarter campaign can be a uniquely rewarding experience for everyone involved. Helping creative people get their feet off the ground and bring their products to the world stage is about as good

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Bille Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Team Up For Unlikely Album

Bille Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones Team Up For Unlikely Album

junkyardarts November 20, 2013 0

In Weird, Wild, Wonderful news, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong and crooner Norah Jones have teamed up to record a tribute album of the Everly Brothers 1958 release, Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. The

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The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

The Vikings Are Coming in 2014

junkyardarts November 1, 2013 0

I know it’s early, but I’m already thinking about 2014 for a few distinct reasons, both concerning Vikings.  First, The British Museum will open an exhibition dedicated to the core period of the Viking

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Lego Stop-Motion ‘Thriller’ is Mesmerizing

Lego Stop-Motion ‘Thriller’ is Mesmerizing

junkyardarts October 28, 2013 0

I am always in awe of the people that spend so much time on something that some would argue is utterly meaningless, and yet it gives us all such great joy!  Artists, man.  I

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Your Group Halloween Costume Just Got Taken Down A Notch

Your Group Halloween Costume Just Got Taken Down A Notch

junkyardarts October 25, 2013 0

In case you missed this stupidly adorable video, a dad has turned his daughter into a glowing stick figure for Halloween. Stick figures bumbling around town are adorable…particularly with tiny kid voices. It’s a

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Massachusetts: Ylvis’ Paradise On Earth

Massachusetts: Ylvis’ Paradise On Earth

junkyardarts October 22, 2013 0

They got just about everything right, but missed a few ‘kid’s (keh-ds?), ‘wicked’s, ‘awesome’s, and ‘dude’s.  And City Hall, but who wants to show that monstrosity anyway? Truly, a paradise on earth. Ylvis

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These Incredible Pumpkins Will Put Your Jack-O-Lanterns To Shame

These Incredible Pumpkins Will Put Your Jack-O-Lanterns To Shame

junkyardarts October 21, 2013 0

I’m going to introduce you to a few artists that never cease to amaze me each fall with their absolutely ridiculous pumpkin sculptures. To serve as some unattainable inspiration for your own jack-o-lanterns this

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