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Art that depicts pop culture, or pulls images, subjects, or iconography from main stream media.

December, 2013

  • 24 December

    Santa as Visual Art in 7 images

    New York City – Thursday, December 24, 2013 Santa Claus or “Saint Nick” has had many different representations as a visual image. The following list is a collection of 7 different depictions of Santa Claus at different times throughout the tradition of Christmas. 1. “Saint Nicholas” is depicted above; a …

  • 18 December

    George Zimmerman eBay Painting Nets Over $110,000

    George Zimmerman  (yes, that George Zimmerman) is dabbling in a new hobby standing  other people’s ground…painting.   This 18 x 24 canvas is his first.  It’s the artist’s blue period. He has put it up on eBay, and in a night the bidding war has gotten it up to over 110 …

  • 17 December

    Ten Surrealists Art Historians Love And Every Art Lover Must Know

    1. Roberto Matta Roberto Matta is a twentieth century surrealist and abstract expressionist. His work seems to contain recognizable forms such as fireworks and onion heads, and possibly even staircases and architectural forms. At closer examination, the viewer realizes his work is composed of unrecognizable features such as lines, complimentary colors, …

November, 2013

  • 11 November

    Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary

    New York City, NY – Monday, November 11, 2013 “Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see.”  Rene Magritte So, words of gossip trickled into my ear and I decided to check out The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on …

September, 2013

  • 9 September

    ZOMBIE BOY: The Artiholics Interview

    NEW YORK CITY, NY – Monday, September 9, 2013 You might recognize Rick Genest better known as Zombie Boy (or Rico the Zombie) from the Lady Gaga Born This Way video.  Or maybe you’ve seen his fashion modeling work (he’s the face of Jay Z‘s clothing line Rocawear in Europe- …