Bad at Sports brings an opportunity to get a nice stray kitty from nice people.
If this darling cat appeals to you and you live in the Chicago area please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and let them know that you are interested.
The hope is to find it a good long term home asap. That and get the catnip away from Duncan. It’s the cats plaything, let him have it back Duncan…. [Read more]
“Dreamspace” the explorable artspace with connected cells of color and shape broke away from it’s moorings in July of 2006 and the company that made it [Brouhaha International] and it’s Artist Maurice Agis, 76, are being charged with gross negligence manslaughter by Durham [British] police.
After slipping it’s moorings and rearing up vertically visitors Claire Furmedge, 38, from Chester-le-Street, and Elizabeth Collings, 38, from Seaham were killed, another 13 injured.
Both parties will all appear at Peterlee magistrates’ court on February 26. Read more here
Yea we’re late and the virtual equivalent of knocking on your door late at night to remind you that we care and haven’t forgotten this special holiday.
Thats why you love us, we’re goofy that way. Well in the spirit of St. Valentines Day and the preoccupation art has with science since the 90′s here are some cards telling you how much we all care for you.
From everyone at BaS we wish you all a happy Valentines day and promise not to drunk dial you anymore.
THE ARTWORKS Details from The Internal Slipping Out into the World at Large by Mariele Neudecker and Arrival at 2AM by Lead Pencil Studio (top left, top right); Lequita Faye Melvin by Roy McMakin and Without Room by Lead Pencil Studio (bottom left, bottom right).
The short of it (and trust me this is hard to boil down) is that a art duo out of Seattle by the name Lead Pencil Studio had been accused of “copycatting” other Seattle and International artist’s work.
As can be seen in the photos two of their pieces have similar themes and executions. Does this imply intelectual theft, plagiarism, imitation, adaptation, or pastiche. How far can a work go in copying, what is original thought and more importantly (albeit I am sure more inflammatory in art circles to ask) which executed the concept better?
There is an ever increasing news article and discussion on the topic that can be found here what do you think?
A 16th century nude painting of the Roman goddess Venus has been banned from being part of the ad campaign for London’s Royal Academy of Arts upcoming exhibition on 16th century German painter and printmaker Lucas Cranach the Elder. Officials are banning it for fear it’s “exhibitionist” qualities could cause offense.
The promotional poster which was set to be displayed in the London Underground train system had transportation officials concerned since:
“Millions of people travel on the London Underground each day, and they have no choice but to view whatever adverts are posted there,”
“We have to take into account the full range of travellers [sic British] and endeavour [sic more British] not to cause offence [sic my god can't the British spell in English..... yes I know it's an off colour joke] in the adverts we display.”
According to the London Underground, the poster breached its guidelines against ads that depict [Read more]