Archive for the ‘Fine Art’ Category

Professional Curators Needed, Please!

I recently went to the GoBrooklyn community-curated open studio project. An incredibly cool concept, in partnership with the Brooklyn Museum, and using a mobile app— the public was invited to travel around Brooklyn to view artists in their studios. You had to check-in to at least 5 studios before you were eligible to nominate artists. […]

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Shepard Fairey: Idiot or Art World Bad Boy?

So I woke up this morning thinking about this venue of artblogging, and I came upon the article in the NY Times about Shepard Fairey confessing to a copyright violation for using an AP image in his famous “Obama Hope” poster. Of course I, like everyone else in America is familiar with the poster and […]

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Paper Dolls and Paper Cuts: Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins & Co

I definitely can be categorized as a fan of Kara Walker’s work.  Okay, we know it’s derivative, that is, it’s been done.  When I first saw the work years back, I knew it seemed familiar.  I didn’t know where it was that I may have seen the graphic silhouettes before, depicting the struggles of African […]

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