Category Archives: Art of the Insane

What Goes Up

Fascinating graph, to me at least. I know that artists don’t think that what they do in their studios has the slightest connection to this eye-opening graph. But I’d still say it’s worth taking a look at should any artists … Continue reading

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Jay Z on Picasso

Jay Z’s performance of Picasso Baby with Marina Abramovic. Note the various high figures of the avant-garde attendant: Jim Jarmusch, Lawrence Weiner (he’s the guy that evokes the comment “Illuminati” noted at 1:00), Andres Serrano, George Condo, Diana Wildmaier Picasso, … Continue reading

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art and entertainment

Clown Painting by A. Dubsky painting from “Clown Paintings,” a book by Diane Keaton   Well… I’ll put up some art humor to lighten the mood… cheer up the audience: The paintings of Ike Andrews

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The Non-Culture of Narcissism

Art Star/Has Been…. whatever his name was… “Plagued by anxiety, depression, vague discontents, a sense of inner emptiness, the ‘psychological man’ of the twentieth century sees….peace of mind under conditions that increasingly militate against it. Therapists…become his principal allies in … Continue reading

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What Is Art?

I’ve wrestled with the question for much of my life. Fortunately, I live in a country with people who are sophisticated and intelligent enough to have understood instinctively what art is and what it wasn’t, as it was displayed in … Continue reading

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The Fantasy World/The Real World

Here are a few art interesting documentaries showing different aspects of the art world. Some promising new talent: art criticism: gallery goers:      

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The Fine Art Swindle 4

Below are a couple NY Times pieces on the Knoedler art forgeries. Being a merciless logician there are only two possible conclusions I can reach regarding the creation of obvious forgeries being immediately accepted as genuine and worth a fortune … Continue reading

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