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ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

junkyardarts February 21, 2016 Comments Off on ICYMI: Shia LaBeouf Spent Friday In An Elevator

The New York Times wrote a whole long thing about LaBeouf spending 24hrs in an elevator, chatting with the normals as they popped in and out. You can read it if you want.  I

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This Dude Really Hates Renoir

This Dude Really Hates Renoir

junkyardarts October 6, 2015 Comments Off on This Dude Really Hates Renoir

You’ve heard the news already about the hilariously upset person (people?) behind Renoir Sucks At Painting who are picketing the Boston MFA, so I don’t have a lot more to offer on the subject other than

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This Is Not Art: Sleeping In A Bear

This Is Not Art: Sleeping In A Bear

junkyardarts April 17, 2014 Comments Off on This Is Not Art: Sleeping In A Bear

“The piece is meant to test [the artists] physical limits while allowing the artist to get in touch with his animal instincts.” Call me when you do it for real, you pussy. Also, I

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This Is Not Art: Saying No & Keeping Diarrhea in a Bottle

This Is Not Art: Saying No & Keeping Diarrhea in a Bottle

junkyardarts December 17, 2012 Comments Off on This Is Not Art: Saying No & Keeping Diarrhea in a Bottle

This is not art: Here we go again. This is another act of masturbatory bore that we have come to expect for many performance artists of late. When no substance exists, why not try

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How To Alienate Everyone: Naked Cripple Dancing

How To Alienate Everyone: Naked Cripple Dancing

junkyardarts September 18, 2012 2

I just can’t even with this

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This Is Not Art: It’s A Rock

This Is Not Art: It’s A Rock

junkyardarts June 27, 2012 Comments Off on This Is Not Art: It’s A Rock

Guys. I’m sorry.  I really am.  I know a lot of people are excited about this and all.  And Michael Heizer’s previous work has been, on occasion, really interesting and neat. But this?  Levitated

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Media Inanity: 2 Projects That Make Me Weep For Culture

junkyardarts May 28, 2012 Comments Off on Media Inanity: 2 Projects That Make Me Weep For Culture

Heralding in the end of the creative process are two projects that make me want to fucking kill someone: A riveting character-driven comedy about Groupon, and a book made of Twitter twits. So long

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November Special: In Defense Of Bad Movies

November Special: In Defense Of Bad Movies

junkyardarts November 1, 2011 2

Hello.  My name is Lauren, and I love bad movies

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This Is Not Art: Birthing In Public

junkyardarts October 15, 2011 1

It’s so precious it makes my skin crawl.  Performance artist Marni Kotak is going to give birth in a gallery and call it art.  Which is fine, she can call it whatever she wants. But I’m

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This Is Not Art: Plastic Bags and Stuff

junkyardarts June 27, 2011 4

  Welcome back to This Is Not Art. Today, we have plastic bags and wire. Plastic bags and wire that have been exhibited at MoMA P.S.1, MCA Chicago, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, RISD Museum

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