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February, 2013

  • 28 February

    Little People Big Food

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    Ever wonder  what it would be like to be smaller than a Smurf?  What would your world would look like if all of your work and leisure activities took place in the produce section of Whole Foods?  Wonder no more, photographer and artist Christopher Boffoli has already done the legwork …

  • 20 February

    Art Sometimes Imitates Life, This Time Art Imitates Height

    Personal absurdities (1997) by artist collective Inges Idee

    Berlin, Germany – 1997 Personal absurdities (1997)  is conceptual art piece created by Inges Idee, a German art collective formed in 1992 consisting of artists Hans Hemmert, Axel Lieber, Thomas Schmidt and George Zey.  They devised a way to make “Same Height Parties” by creating a series of different thicknesses …

  • 19 February

    Art Captionator: Vader Condoms

    I Will Not Be Your Father - Darth Vader Condom

    NEW YORK – Tuesday, February 19, 2013 “I Will Not Be Your Father” – 20 Ad Lines For This Piece of Pop Art Sometimes pop culture combines with art, making pop art.  In this case the art is not only funny, but functional.  I opened the floor to comments on …

  • 18 February

    Basquiat Bidding Auction Bungle

    Auction Phone Malfunctions on Basquiat Bidding

    LONDON, Thursday February 14, 2013 “Can you hear me now? . . . Good.”  Deceased street art legend turned fine art 80s phenom aka “The Radiant Child”  Jean-Michel Basquiat’s “Untitled” (1982) a pastel, oilstick, colored crayon and charcoal drawing on paper sold for $3,015,138 in a somewhat controversial art auction call …