If you’ve spent much time in museums—or even leafing through art books—you’ve probably come across something that leaves you scratching your head. You’re not alone. The very funny, if occasionally puerile blog WTF Art History
was created, according to the anonymous art historian who writes it, for “everyone who loves art history but has a sense of humor to know that even great masters create things that leave us asking, WTF?” [via
posted by netbros
on Feb 21, 2012 -
Art Museum for sale.
Rocked by a budget crisis, Brandeis University will close its Rose Art Museum
and sell off a 6,000-object collection that includes work by such contemporary masters as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, and Nam June Paik.
The LA Times makes the Madoff
posted by R. Mutt
on Jan 26, 2009 -
Mention nude art, get suspended.
25-year veteran art teacher Pete Panse recommended several ways for his ninth grade advanced art students to improve their skills, one of which included nude life figure drawing sessions at other art schools. For this, the Middletown, NY School District Board of Education suspended him, pending hearings in which he may be fired. They'll be after our bathroom mirrors next. [via DC Art News]
posted by brownpau
on Mar 9, 2006 -
Aliens and Children.
This website features a series of drawings made by children who were abducted by aliens for the purpose of creating a new race of alien/human hybrids. They successfully resisted the aliens by using a thought screen helmet
which blocks the telepathic control aliens have over humans.
posted by Robot Johnny
on Feb 12, 2006 -