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Tempest, by Robert Seidel


tempest | robert seidel | digital graffiti festival | florida 2017 from Robert Seidel on Vimeo.



Essentially, similar to those projectors that cast Christmas snowflakes on your ranch house.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Dec 09, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, Psychedelic, Twenty-first Century

Artwork Khrushchev Probably Would Not Have Liked 8

Continuing our series of esthetic creations that would probably have displeased stern traditionalist Nikita Khrushchev.




About the artist.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Dec 08, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Art, Avant Garde, 1920s

Action Artist William Green

Dismayed by the negative reaction to his art, which involved pouring printer's ink on a canvas and then riding over it with a bicycle, William Green gave up art in 1965. But he took it up again in 1995, at which point "He continued to paint every day and systematically sawed up and destroyed almost all his furniture and house contents, with the resulting debris incorporated in vast black bitumen-covered paintings."

More info: wikipedia



Battle Creek Enquirer - Sep 16, 1957



Untitled (1958), by William Green - via Tate.org.uk

Posted By: Alex - Mon Dec 04, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Art

Bras across the grand canyon

A great dream that never came to fruition. In the early 1990s, the California artist Nicolino launched a project to string 10,000 bras across the Grand Canyon. First he needed to get 10,000 bras. Then he needed to get permission from the park service. He never got either.

Saint George Daily Spectrum - Nov 16, 1993



St. Louis Post-Dispatch - June 1, 1994



Albuquerque Journal - Dec 25, 1993

Posted By: Alex - Mon Nov 27, 2017 - Comments (5)
Category: Art, Underwear, 1990s

Messy Girls Gift Book





With Xmas just around the bend, the search for presents intensifies. Who wouldn't like a book of photos of women covered in foodstuffs?

More pix here at eBay for as long as the auction is up.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Nov 21, 2017 - Comments (3)
Category: Art, Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues, Food, Hygiene, Misbehavior, Rebellion, Acting-out and General Naughtiness, Photography and Photographers, Fetishes, Women, Body Painting

Craigslist Art

In an article on artsy.net, Scott Indrisek explores the strange subculture of craigslist art, which involves artists posting offbeat requests on craigslist and seeing what happens. Some examples:

Kenneth Tam offered cash to any couple who would let him observe, and film, an ordinary dinner in their home while he sat, silent, in the background.



For her 2009 “Lucky Tiger” series, Laurel Nakadate "took playfully suggestive self-portraits, and then found men via Craigslist who were willing to 'cover their hands with fingerprinting ink and touch the photographs while discussing them and passing them around.'"



For the audio installation Goodnight Call, Sophie Barbasch "provided her phone number and asked strangers to 'leave me a goodnight voicemail before you go to sleep at night as though we have been together for years.'"

Posted By: Alex - Tue Nov 14, 2017 - Comments (0)
Category: Art

Dali’s CHAOS AND CREATION

I would like to find the whole 17-minute video of Dali's CHAOS AND CREATION, especially after reading the description in the newspaper article. But I can only find bits and pieces. The second clip shows a brief image of the motorcycle in the pigpen.







Original article here.



Foto source.



Foto source, more at site.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Nov 14, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Animals, Art, Avant Garde, Pop Art, Surrealism, 1960s, Motorcycles

Domestikator

An art installation titled 'Domestikator' was scheduled to be displayed in the gardens of the Louvre next week. But the Louvre recently changed their mind, deciding the work was too risqué.

I don't think Khrushchev would like this art.

More info: NY Times

Posted By: Alex - Fri Oct 13, 2017 - Comments (5)
Category: Art

Exposed Before Mona Lisa

Performance artist Deborah de Robertis's latest piece involved sitting in front of the Mona Lisa in the Louvre while exposing her genitals and shouting "Mona Lisa, my p****, my copyright." All while stunned tourists looked on.

Apparently she has a history of similar genital-exposing performance pieces. She explained later, "My message is to question the place of women artists in the history of art. That's why it's necessary to do my performances in museums."

She's being charged with sexual exhibitionism and assault (for biting the jacket of the security guard who dragged her away).

I'm not sure if Khrushchev would have liked her performance or not.

More info and pictures: Daily Mail

Posted By: Alex - Sat Sep 30, 2017 - Comments (4)
Category: Art, Performance Art, Nudism

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