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July, 2013

  • 18 July

    Shit Artists & Art Students Say…

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    New York, NY – Thursday, July 18, 2013 As part of the shit _____’s say meme, of course there are now a bunch of Shit Artists Say and variations on the theme videos.  We start with the original BELOW (VIMEO), which I first saw on Hyperallergic.  Since then many videos …

  • 17 July

    Afghanistan Tintype Photography- First Combat-Zone Tintypes Since The Civil War

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    New York, NY – Wednesday, June 17, 2013 I love when old art techniques are reprized by modern artists.  It’s been 150 years since the Civil War, the last time Tintype combat-zone war photography was used, but some modern day Afghanistan war modern day Tin Type photos were posted on …

  • 11 July

    Ellsworth Kelly Awarded The National Medal of Arts By Barack Obama

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    Washington D.C., Thursday, July 11, 2013 I’ve previously mentioned that the Turner prize is the most prestigious art award you can receive in England, the American equivalent is The National Medal of Arts, which is presented directly by the President- usually to an artist in the latter stages of their …

  • 5 July

    The Original Unintentional Spanning-Time Photo Blogger

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    Dallas, TX – Wednesday, June 3, 2013 Here is an idea for a conceptual art experiment.  Have 40 portraits taken of yourself, one-a-year for 40 years, wear the same outfit, same mustache, taken by different photographers, and make sure every photo gets published.  Seem impossible? But this isn’t an art …

  • 3 July

    Average Body Barbie Doll, Average Body Ken Doll Not Included

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    New York, NY – Wednesday July, 3, 2013 I recently wrote an article about how the print world is overdoing it with photoshopping models and celebrities to unnatural states of beauty, this is the opposite.  Artist Nickolay Lamm created a 3D model of the average 19-year-old, photographed her next to …