“is the last name of the artist as important as the visual legacy he or she leaves behind?” A UK paint company has won the legal right to register the name Picasso for it’s products without the families consent. (via myartspace)
2F2k buddy artist Robert Hardgrave has just uploaded a collection of his work from the past year online. All I got to say is it needs more painted tanks.
John Waters gives us a tour of his art
Arones Mercian Taliah Lempert 2005
Jose Parla a/k/a Ease, City Views
Why is arts funding the redhead stepchild of economic stimulus? (via Chicago Trib)
KAWS was featured on CBS’ Sunday morning show discussing his current position in the cosmology of the art market – Video
The Demonic Saint of Art. (via GuardianUK)
Is a Read/Write city in our collective future? (via Anti-Advertising Agency)
Getting Drippy : The History of KRINK
Stylemaster General Grotesk 2008 via Computerlove
“Rip the Ripper”, a tribute art show to the iconic ripper logo for Powell Peralta skateboards deigned by VCJ happened at ASR.
Artist Nicky Enright sets the community straight with an editorial about the true vandals of our landscapes, Geico. (via Bombin)
A tapestry of Picasso’s Guernica was once hidden from view so that we could be sold a bill of goods called Iraq. Good to know that the former Administration had a handle on the significance of art.
A cool interview with Warhol acolyte Gerard Malanga. I guess he made a painting 40 years ago that was a sendup of Warhol. Artist John Chambelin some how came into possession of it and had it authenticated as a Warhol and sold it for $5 million. Now there is a lawsuit. (via Interview)
The Most fun you can have in Kingston money can’t buy (via Afflicted Yard)
D.F. Bus Magda Sayeg 2008
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