Admittedly rather silly roundup
Post #1017 • June 8, 2007, 11:11 AM • 14 Comments
Leonardo Magazine collab with Burning Man. (Supergirl)
Baby Tattooville. I have to compliment this on its innovation. It sounds a lot more fun than an art cruise, and it's not just another art fair. Plus, Baseman is involved.
"Dear Sir or Madam, I would like to make a small roller coaster in my friend's backyard."
Cat and Girl shoots and scores.
Dr. Sketchy, profiled this week on NPR, announces its first annual exhibition, which is open for submissions. Dont worry about the "anti" bit - they love art. Update: Next one in Boston is this Sunday.
Andrew Sullivan issues a Poseur Alert, normally reserved for political windbags, on an artist.
Freedom of expression in international news: a show shut down in Athens, and ten years of Hindu nationalists battling against artists. (both AJ) In April Johann Hari asked,
Do you believe in the rights of women, or do you believe in multiculturalism? Plug in
free speech for
women and iterate. Not incidentally, the blogroll for this site now makes plain its support of the ACLU, the Institute for Justice, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Technical Question: Is there any archival harm in mixing dry pigment into an acrylic medium, either liquid or gel, to deliberately produce a non-uniform, grainy surface?
Department of Relocation: The DoR would like to announce that Artblog.net t-shirts are now $18, slashed from $24, price still includes shipping! Please, take these off my hands or we're just going to have to move them. (Plus, it's time to issue a new design.) Only while supplies last.
WDBA Working Group: I lost track - I think about twelve new entries in the Walter Darby Bannard Archive. Notable this week: The Unvarnished Truth about Art and Money from 1992.
Department of Skills: Badi Assad.