Posts Tagged ‘Art

31
Dec
08

2008–NYT Year in Pictures

Here’s a look at NY Times’ 2008 Year in Pictures and I must admit there where some stunning photographs taken in ’08. Make way for the year of the OX.

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30
Dec
08

Motto of 2009

simplicity

08
Dec
08

I’ll take the veggie bento please.


Bento box art at its finest..Even more from AnnaTheRed’s bento factory.

23
Sep
08

Subconscious art of graffiti removal

A film by Matt McCormick & Rodeo Film Company; I recognize this everyday while  cruising the cut-through.

The official website is here.

21
Sep
08

Bandes dessinées

This is a great article highlighting some of Europe’s most interesting graphic novelist working today. Bandes dessinées literally translates to “drawn strip,” and is synonymous with Franco-Belgian graphic artist.

Read the WSJ article here.

26
Aug
08

Want a culture of innovation? Fund our artists.

Innovation is the new buzzword for the so-called value-added economy: Wealth is now created primarily through intellectual capital, not natural resources. Japan and Microsoft taught us that we don’t need coal and wood and mounds of potash: We need smarts.

Our view of the societal importance of art has shifted over the last half century.

Here you can read the entire article.

22
Aug
08

Subsidised world of arthouse films

One of the worst post-mod rants I’ve heard thus far. Click here for the entire article.

What you really need is the capacity to ingratiate yourself with an incumbent artistic elite. If they’ll recommend you to the Ruritanian Film Funding Board you’re on your way. Especially if you’re Ruritanian. Ruritania needs a glorious film industry, just as it needs a national airline. Excellence won’t be a requirement in our now irredeemably relativist world. Indeed, its presence might affront the democratic principle, for everyone must now be as good as everyone else

RuritaniaA self destructive society




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