Days of Art 2017-12: Art Imitates Art

Think that movie set designers aren’t influenced by other art? Think again. Here is a short film that shows a few motion pictures that had major scenes directly influenced by painters’ works. It’s called “Film Meets Art,” from Vugar Efendi. Advertisements

Days of Art 2017-08: Anne Whitney, Groundbreaker

This article is part of our ongoing Days of Art Series and also one of the first entries in our #NastyWomenArtists series about groundbreaking female artists who kicked arse even if they have been largely eliminated from texts or ignored during discussions of Art’s enduring history. Let’s start righting some wrongs right here! Anne Whitney…

Days of Art 2017-06: Esta Canción (de mi Vida)

When I die one day, and I just might, though the idea currently seems absurd, I hope that in lieu of some phony ceremony wherein people I didn’t like and who didn’t like me much show up and pretend to mourn so that later they can eat Kentucky Fried Chicken and potato salad, somewhere, in…

Daft & Dark #Animation

Okay, it’s been a bit since we posted some animation, so here are a few absolutely daft animation pieces that will have you scratching your head. Why? Because who says art has to make sense? Warning: they are all fairly dark themed, and Nirvana Police is probably a bit NSFW.  

Must We Respect the Wishes of Dead Artists?

You’ve undoubtedly read this title to this piece, so let’s cut right to the chase. Must we respect the wishes of dead artists? In my opinion, the answer is no, or more accurately, the annoying it depends. If an artist leaves explicit instructions as to the distribution and use of their work in the form…

The Nature of Things: 3 #Animation Films

Although I’ve been a lifelong fan of animation, when it comes to selecting films to show here, I’m much less fan than I am fellow writer. I have no thematic bent; however,  I do look for shorts that tell a story in their brief allotted time. Here are 2 such videos, which combined should take…