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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 …

  • 23 December

    GKids Screening Oscar Nominated Animated Films at IFC Center

    GKids is a NYC based distributor… which admittedly doesn’t really sound that impressive until you look at the films it has brought to the United States. The Secret of Kells, Chico & Rita, A Cat in Paris (which by the way were all Best Animated Feature Oscar nominees) — and probably …

  • 20 December

    Just Another Day At The Office – Cirkopolis Takes Manhattan

    New York City – Friday, December 20, 2013 A three ring circus this isn’t.  It’s Cirque Eloize, a branch of Cirque du Solei, and they are performing their new show Cirkopolis at the NYU Skirball Center for the performing arts from now until January 5th. My girlfriend and I attended …

  • 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, …