Wednesday, March 31, 2010

thank you for being a friend


An article may be viewed here. At the World Erotic Art Museum, Miami Beach, through April 30.

lieutenant fuzz

This Santhal scroll depicts the god of death in a police uniform. Indian tribal art at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris, through July 18, 2010.

An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

journey

An article about this piece, titled Journey, may be viewed here.

military-industrial. complex

An article about this logo may be viewed here; the MDA website may be viewed here.

fresh powder

This artist has reworked a game; the article may be viewed here.

cultural exchange

A story about the project may be viewed here.

as the world turns

An article about the collages may be viewed here.

death threat

This exhibit was closed last month, and the photographer has received death threats, as reported here.

virtuoso illusions


An article about the exhibit may be found here; about the curator, here.

Quick, hurry; Virtuoso Illusion, Cross-Dressing and the New Media Avant Garde, at MIT, through April 4.

PETA bred

I don't know how I miss these things, I honestly do not. From last December, an article may be viewed here.

coat and tie

An article about the removal of these items from an exhibit may be viewed here; another article, here.

Monday, March 29, 2010

no hat no cattle

An article may be viewed here.

Modern Moral Matters at the Serpentine Gallery, through April 25.

frankly my dear I don't give a damn

An article may be viewed here.

corpus christi

An article about the Catholic League and the play may be viewed here. Glass houses.

real balls


An article may be viewed here.

can can

An article may be viewed here.

but not in your hands

An article may be viewed here.

tattoo you

An article about the warning during the film, may be viewed here.

banned in brunei


An article may be viewed here.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

tag you're it

An article may be viewed here.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

new stationery

An article about this font, based on the silhouette of a Swedish designed stationwagon, may be viewed here. Chinese carmaker Geely has signed an agreement to purchase the Volvo brand from US automaker Ford, for $1.8 bn.

the real thing

An article may be viewed here.

do not pass go

A short article about the arrest of the artist may be viewed here. The gallery owner was then arrested, as described here.

An updated account, here.

Friday, March 26, 2010

retro

A retrospective one year after the death of Yves Ste. Laurent, in Paris; an article may be viewed here.

creation of man

An article may be viewed here.

the girl



An article may be viewed here.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

way too pretty to go to jail


An article about the status of criminal charges against MF Hussain, pending in his homeland, may be viewed here.

day is done

An article may be viewed here.

makes you pensive

An article about the drawing subjects of a court case by two artists against a dealer, may be viewed up here.

jinnah tonic

An article may be viewed here.

juvy jail

An article may be viewed here.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

hear hear

An article about children in what used to be called a 'school for the deaf' may be viewed here; one victim's account, here. Could they not have been re-assigned to making candles or something? Once identified, why were they permited to continue in ministries which included opportunites to be alone with minors? Canon law does not permit what happened--but canon law was not enforced.

naked city


Paintings of nudes were removed from a town hall in Connecticut, after a single complaint; an article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

no you're immoral

An article may be viewed here.

on display

An article may be viewed here.

the apprentice

An article may be viewed here.

stop...you're killing me



An article may be viewed here.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

moko bar

A Christchurch bar was fined by the Human Rights Commission, and issued an apology to Mark Kopua; a security guard had interpreted his moko as a gangmark, and denied him access to the bar. As a result of the incident, Bourbon Bar has a new tattoo policy, which permits religious and cultural tattoos. An article may be viewed here.

The artist's website may be viewed here.

beware of greek bearing

At Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, this artist stood in a plexi podium, and fit her body inside a block of ice carved in the form of a classical male greek torso; the artist then remained inside the ice block, which melted away over a 5 hour period. The artist's website may be viewed here; an interview, here.