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Art Fashion Runway Exhibit

Art For Those Who Are Afraid to Enter Galleries By: Villania – Fabulous Art critic-at-large Hello, all you art fashionistas! Cheer up…here’s some good news. You’ve no doubt noticed the rapid transformation of the...

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The Sea-Drowned – A Fable

The Sea-Drowned The body lay where it was cast. A small crowd clustered around it. “Oh, the poor sea-drowned one,” they wailed in unison. The seagulls joined the mournful choir, adding their plaintive cries....

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A.I. Art

A.I. Artist Shocks Humans By: Enton Piddle – Art Auction Specialist It was a shocking scene at the auction house. Minutes after the gavel had come down for the last time on the final...

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Moth Bio-Art Controversy

Moths Eat Their Way to Fame, Fortune, and Controversy By: Sybil Bilius – Reviewer-at-large Renowned entomologist-turned-bio-artist Hermione Merkin is rumored to have been selected as a candidate for an upcoming Turner Prize. Under consideration...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Expert’s Guide to Art

How Art Collecting Can Be Fun and Profitable Without Even Trying It is easy to mistake art appreciation as a dull and solitary preoccupation, but in fact it can be viewed as a spectator...

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Vincent Van Gogh and Robert Walser Discuss “L’Arlésienne”

For our first round of dialogues, we have as our guest the posthumously famous Dutch Post-Impressionist painter Vincent Willem van Gogh. Yes, he of the sunflower paintings and of “L’Arlésienne” fame. Joining him is...

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The Line Drawer

The Unlikely Rise to Fame (of sorts) of a Humble Line Drawer In the years following the end of World War One—referred to at the time as The Great War, which really wasn’t such...

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The Art of Evaluating Art Using Stock Chart Patterns

Evaluate Artworks Before They Are Evaluated by the Pros By: Lou Liu – Tech & Finance Ever notice the barely audible whispers among hedge fund managers and other financiers who happen to be present...

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Napkin Art

Waiting Artist’s Stained Napkin Art: A Rorschach of Humanity By: Villania – Fabulous Art critic-at-large Hello, art-darlings! I hope you’ve all been misbehaving. What better way to liven up those dreary art openings? My...

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Cart Art

Homeless Artist’s New Cart Art Series By: Villania – Fabulous Art critic-at-large The word is out! The Cart Art series by the man known to his peripatetic acquaintances as “Slump” is being hailed by...

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A Notable Review of “Melting World” by a Notable Personage

An art expert’s insightful musings on an exhibit featuring mixed-media works by an almost-renowned artist whose dubious repute is only slightly worse than that of the art expert. By: Professor Howard Eyno, PhD., Adjunct...

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Munch and Strindberg: Two Former Friends Decline to Meet

Scandinavian Greats Remembered We could go on for quite a bit about beautiful modern Scandinavian and Nordic art, architecture, and furniture design, not to mention the wonderful culture. For this article, however, we have...

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Crypto Art

Crypto Art for Sale By: Lou Liu – Tech & Finance Jumping onto the cryptocurrency bandwagon, and using the latest technology, major international art dealer par excellence Howard Wowey has unveiled his latest approach...

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Stolen Art Kept In Secret Warehouse Re-stolen In Daring Heist

Plundered Art Now Missing from Secret Facility By: Wilfred “Squinty” Squire – Crime Reporter It has come to our attention that, some months ago, many valuable artworks and artifacts that were originally plundered from...

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Posthumous Art Profits

Making a Killing from Dead Artists By: Morty Headstone – Deceased artist-at-large Hello, my name was Morty Headstone, and like some of you, I considered myself to be an artist. Or at least I...

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Dead Serious…and seriously dead

The Art of Death for the Living By: Sybil Bilius – Reviewer-at-large The privately renowned conceptual artist and death aficionado who called herself Cyana de Nyde was recently the victim of her own performance...

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Making Scents of Art

Review of a uniquely memorable retrospective exhibit that makes scents of it all By: Britt Jester – Sniffer-at-large Regular readers will recall, with a certain amount of olfactory relish, the 1989 exhibit “Noah’s Sweepings,”...

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Anarchist Artist’s Priceless Art Collection Destroyed

Anarchist Artist Roils The Art World Shock and disbelief recently hit the art world when it was learned that one of the world’s greatest contemporary artists has immolated his own vast private collection containing...

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To Varnish or Not to Varnish? That is the Question.

A Most Perplexing Question for the Artist What’s a Painter to Do? By: Prof. Gulley Jimson, RA, PhD., AFT, RCA, PADI Varnish can protect a painting from the ravages of dust and dirt, but...

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It’s Alive!

You Gotta Have Heart By: Sybil Bilius – Reviewer-at-large The famed bio-artist who goes by the name of Zena Fovia is having her latest invitation-only show entitled “It’s Alive.” After being “discovered” by a...

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A Spy’s Eye for Art

Leaked Review of a Review Memorandum By: Sybil Bilius – Reviewer-at-large Former US intelligence officer-turned-art-critic, Perry Noyde (not his real name), has released via leaked memo his classified review of an exhibit by former...

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