Archive for April, 2010

Expected to sell for $90 million at Christie’s landmark Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on May 4th in New York, is Picasso’s painting, Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust(above) dated 1932. It is from the Collection of Mrs. Sidney F. Brody of real estate fame. The Brody collection boasts a wealth of master works by the “towering figures [...]

Graphic designer Alex Griendling has the right idea. A way to keep one’s creative juices flowing and producing awesome work with interesting design exercise. It really is quite genius. His rules for coming up with the following pieces (below):

What do you get when you mix a bloodsucking genetic mutation, curious red pills, a high school house party, a mad scientist doctor and thirty days without sunlight? The movie Frostbitten. Frostbitten, a Swedish horror film released in 2006 and directed by Anders Banke, opens in the year 1944. SS soldiers are lost in the [...]

Daily Design Inspiration is just that. A daily dose of eye candy to highlight artworks that we find for your viewing pleasure and inspiration. In the last edition we covered the wicked world of Hansel and Gretel. Today we are highlighting Superflat art. Founded by the artist Takashi Murakami, Superflat is postmodern art movement which is influenced [...]

NO TWEET SEATS West Yorkshire Playhouse has decided against letting patrons use internet message service Twitter on their mobile phones at the back of the auditorium during some performances.

Overheard many times in one’s life is the age old question posed to a female:  ’If you could be a man for a day would you?” The answers vary but one answer is clearly the winner…Yes!…directly followed by “Cause I could pee standing up”. Well ladies, the day has come and you don’t have to [...]

NIC RAD’S ‘PEOPLEMATTER’ AT RARE Brooklyn-based artist Nic Rad’s exhibit ‘PeopleMatter’ is currently showing at RARE Gallery in New York City through May 8, 2010. Rad is showcasing his 18-month long project PeopleMatter, a collection of 99 painted portraits that capture a moment in the history of communication. Subjects include bloggers, journalists, and Internet “micro-celebrities,” [...]

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