Whether you think of him as a renegade hero or a skeezy sex offender, Julian Assange is controversial to the max. He’ll be a shoe-in for Time Magazine’s 2011 Person of the Year, no? At any rate, I share this with all of you out there who may be stuck in front of computers with piles of work and need something with which to procrastinate. Voila! The Julian Assange Coloring Book. Have at Monsieur Assange’s pinched visage with your tiny paint pot – I don’t usually go in for these particular types of distraction but this one got me. The drawings are great and some of the captions are pretty funny. (Via Image Conscious).

Claudine Isé

Claudine Isé has worked in the field of contemporary art as a writer and curator for the past decade, and currently serves as the Editor of the Art21 Blog. Claudine regularly writes for Artforum.com and Chicago magazine, and has also worked as an art critic for the Los Angeles Times. Before moving to Chicago in 2008, she worked at the Wexner Center in Columbus, OH as associate curator of exhibitions, and at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles as assistant curator of contemporary art, where she curated a number of Hammer Projects. She has Ph.D. in Film, Literature and Culture from the University of Southern California.