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Residents of the poor industrial city in Mexico, Ecatepec, have dedicated themselves to a community art project that has become a Mexican obsession. The citizens of this town are focused on visualizing victimhood, which essentially means broadcasting real people from...

November 15, 2017

You probably have never seen anything like the work of Robert Crumb before. What lives inside his mind is sexual, racist, disturbing, sometimes pornographic, and in every instance, odd. Much of his work tells stories of incest, necrophilia, assault, and pure mayhem. In...

September 20, 2017

Throughout the grand history of art, there has always been individuals who want to profit off the success of major Artists by forging works of art. The media loves a daring art forgery story, such as the in the case of a New York art dealer called Ely Sakhai, who was c...

September 7, 2017

For the most part, Shameless the American (and British) running TV show is a brilliant representation of the use of the word shameless. The show is about the Gallagher family, a low income household with a drunk father, severely bipolar mother and kids that practically...

September 5, 2017

In 2011, after Easter weekend, a mosaic mural appeared unannounced under a bridge in Encinitas, California, a beach town about 30 minutes north of San Diego. The 12-foot tall mosaic depicted the Virgen de Guadalupe, the Virgin Mary who was believed to have appeared bef...

December 1, 2015

Art often crosses over into crime and crime crosses over into art. The question is what makes something art and not just crime. What crime is art and what crime is just crime? What is our criteria for art even when a crime is involved? Does who you are play a role in w...

December 1, 2015

Marina Abramovic is touted as one of the most notable perfomance artists. She is nearly 70, and has an extensive profile of work. I recall vividly two of her works. The first features her and a lover, with an arrow poised to shoot at her. It's part of a greater exhibit...

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