Saturday, July 31, 2010

an inconvenient bear


This artist has several works drawing attention to the issue of global warming. An article may be viewed here.

candid camera


An article may be viewed here.

big family


An article may be viewed here.

new money


A video may be viewed here.

a whale of a stupid pet trick


An article may be viewed here.

toast takeout


This image appeared in Chinese mainstream papers; an article may be found here.

happy holidays


An article may be viewed here.

show me a sign


A gallery owner installed this image on the exterior her building; local town authorities call it a sign, and required its removal. An article may be viewed here.

the hills are alive


An article may be viewed here.

Friday, July 30, 2010

pride in the holy city


An article may be viewed here.

Life's lost


How I missed this is beyond me. In September 2009, these lost photographs were published for the first time. An article may be viewed here.

Doffing JOE2d.

swagger baby


This denim Huggies ad was not shown on American television; an article here.

gadsden flag


An article about the Gasden flag, translated, may be viewed here.

erectorset Jezus


This sculpture was removed due to complaints from Orthodox believers; an article may be viewed here.

booty call


An article may be viewed here.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

not that there's anything wrong with that


Youtube censors a lesbian kiss; an article may be viewed here.

hidden messages


An article may be viewed here.

cross purposes


An article about this crucifixion exhibit at The London Jewish Museum of Art, here. Doffing the ArtSmith for the image.

angels fear to tread


A Leon Ferrari retrospective, in a gallery which was formerly a church; an article from ArtKnowledge is here.

missing pages


The Armenian Church has sued the Getty Museum for return of several pages, removed from a bible in 1947 or 1948; an article may be viewed here.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

can't have your cake and


An article about this mural, and toxic dumping, may be viewed here.

helpless


The cartoon appears here.

portugal the man


An article may be viewed here.

round up the usual relatives


The office of this human rights lawyer was ransacked, and his wife has been detained. An article may be viewed here.

mother of all



The artist has said, "If art cannot provoke, what can it do?" An article may be viewed here.

just not very hungary


An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

tipster


An article may be viewed here.

imagine it in your hair


An article may be viewed here.

Monday, July 26, 2010

no bull


The parliament of Catalonia has voted to ban bullfighting effective January 2012, the first region of mainland Spain to do so; an article may be viewed here.

heart of the matter


An article may be viewed here.

lettuce surprise you


An article may be viewed here.

Friday, July 23, 2010

ellen's acres


An article may be viewed here.

growing growing gone


An article may be viewed here.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

the end of history


An article about the 55 proof beer and its unusual packaging may be viewed here.

peacemaking



This sculpture and photography installation was on display at the UN, when a complaint was made and certain of the photographs were removed; an article may be viewed here.

he sang she sang



He says he has spent 12 years building a brand; she says there is no monopoly on scantily clad guitar-playing. An article about the lawsuit may be viewed here.

hardcorelowbudgetgayalienzombieporn. questions?


The film's director says that this Canadian movie is about healing; an article may be viewed here. Even so, it was denied a showing at a Melbourne film festival; an article may be viewed here.

butchered


An article may be viewed here.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

coffee tea or windows


The ad is from Russia, but Australia banned it due to opposition from the flight attendants association, which no doubt objected to flight attendants being depicted performing tasks of what must certainly be the 'bikini and 3 inch heels aircraft washerwomen's guild.' The job descriptions are different. The article and a video may be viewed here.

halo on the way


This ad may contain a political message; an article may be viewed here.

spice and sugartits


Something everyone can appreciate: cupcakes in the shower. This parody may be viewed here.

kkkatie


An article about this 24 year old tagger, and the initials and other symbols she employs, may be viewed here.

mosque zero


An article about funding for the Cordoba House, a community center planned 2 blocks from Ground Zero, featuring venues for performances and art displays as well as a mosque, may be viewed here.

A blog post explaining some elements of mosque design may be viewed here.

down with the old, up with the new



Plans to level the Gulou neighborhood, including its 700 year old Drum and Bell Towers, to make way for a contemporary development, were announced in January; demo of parts of the neighborhood has begun. An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

forever let us hold our banner high?


This banner reads "Poznan-the capital of world class art." An article may be viewed here.

sandy beemer


An article about this temporary art may be viewed here.