Nothing is Forgotten
, a lovely little wordless comic about loss, fear, kindness, and memory.
is a self-taught painter, whose dense, liney work reminds me of Howard Finster and Basil Wolverton.
do it. Birds
do it. Even educated elephants
do it. But can a dog do it? Can a dog make art? Meet Tillamook Cheddar
, an adorable Jack Russell Terrier who, after 19 solo shows
, has made more than $100,000 in sales
of paintings like these
. (I believe she did not choose the titles.) Opinions on her work vary
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Jake and Dinos Chapman have bought a stack of Adolf Hitlers paintings for £115,000
and defaced them with rainbows and butterflies for their new show, "If Hitler Had Been a Hippy, How Happy Would We Be"
. The show also recreates "Fucking Hell"
, a huge swastika shaped diorama of tiny plastic nazis torturing and killing each other, which had been destroyed in a fire
artjob.ru is a Russian site worth exploring with some pretty awesome, eclectic galleries (some nsfw). Naoto Hattori
, 134 paintings of surrealistic Mona Lisas transformed and more l Child Soldiers Dream Simply of Being Children
ads for Amnesty International/photographs by Michael Lewis l Christian Lohfink's playfully mischievous and dark humor photographs
l Elliott Erwitt's superb black and white photographs, many iconic
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(warning: music) produced some hauntingly beautiful, disturbing works of art: many, many paintings
, as well as photographs, drawings, and digital creations
. Sadly, he was killed
earlier this year.
With a prepared canvas, these two artists
create finished paintings in the time it takes bands
to play one concert.
Ton Mondrian Is Even Worse Than Mon Mondrian:
Use the machine to see how you square up to the Master
. [Shockwave required; first link via Bifurcated Rivets.
The Queen's latest portrait
was bound to cause controversy, what with the artist being Lucien Freud
. Today a photograph of it was plastered over the front pages of nearly every major newspaper. The tabloid press
are, as ever, 'up in arms' about it. I rather like it, but the palace isn't commenting as yet.
is one cool artist. He takes paintings bought at garage sales and flea markets and makes them better. I can't put my finger on exactly why, but I love this piece
and everything on this page