The Longer You Stare At This Image The Creepier It Becomes!

Photo credit: Jeff Lee Johnson (PCM) An artist by the name of Jeff Lee Johnson was recently commissioned to illustrate a rule book for a Fantasy Flight card game and one of his pieces titled “Blue Plate Special” is going viral due to all of it’s subtle nods to outright gore. Seriously … the more you […]

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Artist Creates ‘Euthanasia Roller Coaster’ Designed To Kill It’s Riders

(PCM) An artist by the name of  Julijonas Urbonas has created what is arguably one of the most controversial inventions. His project is called the “Euthanasia Coaster”, which is a roller coaster that is designed to kill its’ riders. According to his website, Urbonas says his coaster design is “a hypothetic roller coaster, engineered to […]

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Frederick Wiseman’s Documentary ‘National Gallery’ Opens in NY Theaters 11/5

NationalGallery(PCM) Frederick Wiseman’s documentary, National Gallery, debuts at the Chicago International Film Festival on October 5 and opens in New York City November 5, 2015.

National Gallery takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of Western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

London’s National Gallery, one of the world’s foremost art institutions, is itself portrayed as a brilliant work of art in this, Frederick Wiseman’s 39th documentary and counting.

Wiseman listens raptly as a panoply of docents decode the great canvases of Da Vinci, Rembrandt, and Turner; he visits with the museum’s restorers as they use magnifying glasses, tiny eye-droppers, scalpels, and Q-tips to repair an infinitesimal chip.

He attends administrative meetings in which senior executives do (polite) battle with younger ones who want the museum to become less stodgy and Read more

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Shirley Temple by Salvador Dalí

Shirley Temple, The Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time by Salvador Dalí (1939). Andy Warhol said that Dalí was an important influence on pop art. The Dalí Museam (USA) http://theDali.org/home.php 1 Dalí Blvd, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 823-3767

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Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel’s Un Chien Andalou

Salvador Dalí is credited as co-creator of Salvador Dalí ‘s surrealist film Un Chien Andalou (1929), a 17-minute French art film that is widely remembered for its graphic opening scene simulating the slashing of a human eyeball with a razor. Warning! It Is Graphic! By 1939, the Surrealists had determoned that … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s Marx Brothers

The Marx Brothers, part of the ten painting set of “Jewish Geniuses” (1980). The Jewish Museum, in New York City, initially (and controversially) showed three sets of the paintings and an edition of prints in the fall of 1980. The whole set included  Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, Sarah Bernhardt, … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn was completed in the weeks after her death (1962) containing fifty images of the actress, which are all based on a single publicity photograph from the 1953 film, Niagara. The Artists Rights Society is the U.S. copyright representative for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for all … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s Farrah Fawcett

There are two copies of Andy Warhol’s Farrah Fawcett, one belongs to the University of Texas, and the other belongs to Actor Ryan O’Neal. The Artists Rights Society is the U.S. copyright representative for the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts for all Warhol works with the exception of … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s Elizabeth Taylor

Andy Warhol painted Elizabeth Taylor several times in 1962-1964. Andy said “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes” in the program for a 1968 exhibition of his work at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden. The Artists Rights Society is the U.S. copyright representative for the Andy … Continue reading

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