[Article]Banned by the police: the true stories behind Modigliani’s languorous nudes

An interesting Monday read from The Guardian. For me, nudity in art has always been a conversation on how far an artist is allowed to go. Check this piece on Modigliani and let me know your thoughts.

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[Article] Jean-Michel Basquiat: The neglected genius

The thing I love most about art, is the fact that it is so open to interpretation, that the artist could paint something one way and the viewer see something completely different. The thing I hate most about art, is chances are, an artist will be good and dead before ever given a decent amount of recognition. Cue this BBC article on Jean-Michel Basquiat, and share your thoughts.

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[Article] Avocado Art Is Exactly as Crazy As It Sounds — TIME

For a creative mind, everything is a medium. Even the food we eat. Even, say, an avocado. Once more, everyone’s favorite green superfood is in the spotlight, thanks to its supple yet firm interior flesh, which provides an optimal canvas for culinary artists to make a miniature-sized masterpiece. But snap that pic quickly; avocado flesh…

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Article: Before and After Tattoos

I don’t have any tattoos. I’m an artist, and I choose inanimate objects as a medium because I am indecisive. I’m the type to get inked and then hate the art soon after. In any event, I came across an article by Sara Barnes showing some really creative cover ups for tattoos that were not so flattering. Check out the link below and share your thoughts.

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{New Music} Portishead-SOS (Abba cover)

Welp…this is awkward. I was recently discussing music with a buddy and he JUST  told me to get familiar with Portishead.

Apparently SOS is a cover of an old Abba joint from back in the day. The Portishead rendition has a solemn, eerie vibe to it. In reading an article from Rolling Stone, they explained some of the message behind the video. Nicely done.

Walt Disney World® Resort is pleased to present the artwork for beloved artist, David E. Doss — Art Quench Magazine

Art of Disney, Disney Springs™ Marketplace Artist Showcase with David E. Doss June 22 – June 26 David has had much success over the years with sold out editions and a high collector following. Working in watercolors, his art is internationally known for his great attention to detail. Join us as we debut some of his […]

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