Sunday, October 31, 2010

looks a little halloween-y


This is a small sculpture with a large wardrobe including this Halloween costume; a summary may be viewed here.

tattoo blues


It is alleged that a tattoo artist digressed from the image commissioned by a customer; the article (but no image) may be viewed here.

ashes to ashes


This artist used her father's cremains in her artwork; an article may be viewed here.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

petal pushers


This young woman apparently has a strong feeling about the upcoming senate vote on raising of the retirement age in France from 60 to 62. A short blurb is here.

Protester's blocked the airport at Marseilles and Lady Gaga cancelled concerts in Paris this week, due to the protests. Go ahead; google student flower riot and police. If I had a nickel.

so long chief


The death of a brand; an article may be viewed here.

day of the jackal


An article may be viewed here.

Friday, October 29, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

shadowland


The Statue of Liberty was given to the American people as a gift from the people of France on October 28, 1886. An article about images of the lady in the harbor being used in political campaign ads may be viewed here.

Says here that the sculptor modeled the image on Hera, a mythical Greek goddess.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

maybe that's why they're called uniforms

An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

keep it in czech


An article may be viewed here.

Monday, October 25, 2010

sunnyside up



An article about this site may be viewed here.

tea heil


An article about Monte Wolverton's cartoon may be viewed here.

oil and water


An article may be viewed here.

skirting the issue


A miniskirt ban in Italy; an article may be viewed here. In the past, Kenya and Uganda have instituted bans.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

so sue mi


An aristocrat who claims to be descended from Louis XIV is seeking a court order to prevent this artist's work from being exhibited at Versailles; an article may be viewed here.

seduction


An article may be viewed here.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

experience high top sneakers

An article may be viewed here.

tall shoes


The article is here.

24 not 7



These actresses, both aged 24, portray highschool-aged characters in Glee; an article may be viewed here. A parent's group has denounced the images as bordering on pedophilia; an article may be viewed here.

bank failure


An article about the removal of photographs of Ghana linked from the World Bank's website may be viewed here. The terms and conditions from the World Bank's Photo Library may be viewed here.

Friday, October 22, 2010

meet up


An article may be viewed here.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

stake and ale



An article may be viewed here.

boar burger


An article may be viewed here.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

oreos


An article may be viewed here.

naked city


This couple posed in front of an exhibit to protest something called "unnecessary censorship"; an article may be viewed here.

the horror the horror


An article may be viewed here.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

phoenix rising


An article about this cover art may be viewed here. Walmart refused to stock it.

mansaf


An article may be viewed here.

Monday, October 18, 2010

political coma


An article may be viewed here.

Sunday, October 17, 2010

xtc


An article about this cover art may be viewed here.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

sex damned communists


An article may be viewed here.

drew hands down


A gallery of Monroe knockoffs here; an article by Maureen Dowd, here.

cemetery


The artist was arrested and charged with indecency and showing disrespect for a religious site; an article may be viewed here. The artist stated that he 'accepted the lesson.'

martini red barred


An article about the painting over of this mural, may be viewed here.

council against it


An article may be viewed here. You should know the artist was dumbfounded.

radical abstractionism


An article about the official decision to allow this image to be exhibited at the L'ouvre in Paris, may be viewed here.

hog wash


As a result of a single complaint, this artist's paintings were removed from a hospital exhibit; to learn the reason why, please view the article here.

lip- and wed- lock


An article may be viewed here.

axed


An article may be viewed here.

Friday, October 15, 2010

little big ass


An article about the restoration of this painting may be viewed here.

I've no complaints


An article about this magazine cover, banned on the ferries, may be viewed here.

boooo


An article about criminal charges lodged against this special effects artist may be viewed here.

miss me?


An article may be viewed here.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

no more hanging about


An article about this exhibit, which was closed temporarily, may be viewed here. The painting is "The Local Boys Just Seem to Hang About All Day," by Paul Ryan.

the dummy


A short article may be viewed here.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

bully for you


An article may be viewed here.

where indeed


Many newspapers pulled this comic, as reported here; a larger image may be viewed here.