Tag: Bad

Dorothea Tanning is a Good Artist—and What’s so Bad About That? – ARTnews.com

Recent assessments of Dorothea Tanning are so similar that there must be a playbook somewhere. Step one: commend her for living a long time (1910-2012). Step two: announce that she was married to a certain famous Surrealist painter (google it if you care that much). Step three: say that she was unfairly overshadowed by her husband (true). Step four: say that since she was ...

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In a world of bad news, art can be the best medicine

It’s not all bad news.Yes, the situation in Ukraine is dangerous and depressing. In Yemen, it’s dire. There’s a cost-of-living crisis, and the prospect of unrest in countries where millions of people are living – quite literally – on the breadline. Rather than the "Roaring Twenties", the 2020s may see even more economic dislocation and further migration away from conflict zones and countries where ...

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Shang-Chi artist explains Deadpool concept art and it’s bad news we’re afraid

The Shang-Chi concept artist who drew Deadpool fighting Proxima Midnight has explained the origins of the painting, and it’s bad news if you thought the Merc’ With A Mouth was about to join the MCU anytime soon. The painting depicts Wade Wilson battling Thanos’s henchman in Shang-Chi’s sister, Xialing’s underground fighting ring. Fans immediately began to speculate if this meant Deadpool had been meant to cameo ...

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Good & bad news for Wellesley police: $150K donation from new resident; public art defaced

A new resident has donated $150,000 to the Wellesley Police Department for use at the chief’s discretion, according to town Executive Director Meghan Jop, who teased news of this “incredible” gift at this week’s Select Board meeting. Chief Jack Pilecki has indicated a desire to use the funds to support community policing initiatives, including the public art project that has focused on painting electrical ...

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‘I hated it the minute it was finished’: bad body art and regrets in a tattoo removal clinic | Tattoos

At the temple of regret, you can have your mistakes burned away by a smiling practitioner, if you are willing to pay a hefty fee. I’m at an unremarkable office block near Monument tube station in central London, watching the remorseful have their body art erased at Pulse Light Clinic, which offers state-of-the-art tattoo removal using laser technology. As penitents of all ages, walks ...

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Art Industry News: Rainy Venice Has Realized That Santiago Calatrava’s Slip n’ Slide of a Glass-Bottomed Bridge Was a Bad Idea + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here's what you need to know this Tuesday, January 4. NEED-TO-READ Art Treasures Survived South Africa Parliament Fire - Thousands of rare South African artworks were spared by a fire that broke out in Cape Town on Sunday and ripped through the country's ...

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Doomscrolling: the exhibition that visualises our appetite for bad news | Art

When then US president Donald Trump caught the coronavirus, Zorawar Sidhu found himself refreshing his phone for updates. Waiting anxiously for the 2020 presidential election result, he was glued to flashing screen again.“My appetite for news had been increased,” the 36-year-old says by phone from New York. “Maybe it’s the frequency of it or the pace of how the information comes in or just ...

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Beeple, Peter Saul Explain the Merits of ‘Being the Bad Guy’ – ARTnews.com

As art-world insiders flocked to the NADA Miami fair, Beeple and Peter Saul, two outsiders whose work has only recently been embraced by dealers and institutions, sat down for a conversation at the Bass museum. Saul and Beeple are separated by years, movement, character, and the medium in which they work. One produces Pop-inflected figurative paintings; the other makes NFTs that have, over the ...

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Bad Art + Moving Mix-Up + Power Grab: California Weird News

CALIFORNIA —It's been a minute since we've reviewed our stranger stories on Patch, but the news of the weird keeps on rolling. With California editors keeping their collective "ears to the ground," we found you some of the stranger stories across the state this month.From people behaving badly to strange findings in the realm of science to wild animal rescues, here are a few ...

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Bad Art By Good People features Senior Center

SIDNEY — Gateway Arts Council has candidates for their 2021 Bad Art by Good People Art Election. This year Gateway has filled the candidate slate with supporters of the Senior Center of Sidney and Shelby County. “We are thrilled to be working with The Senior Center this year. It is a very special organization that provides so much to our community. It has everything: ...

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