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Glenn Beck Channels His Inner Serrano and Submerges Obama in Urine

Glenn Beck Channels His Inner Serrano and Submerges Obama in Urine

Bullet Shih November 30, 2012 1

American right wing political pundit Glenn Beck demonstrates that he is not just full of gas, but also possesses ample quantities of his own “Country Time”.  After watching this clip, I have found myself

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William Turnbull 1/11/1922 – 11/16/2012

William Turnbull 1/11/1922 – 11/16/2012

Bullet Shih November 23, 2012 0

Scottish sculptor William Turnbull has passed away at age 90.  Turnbull was born the son of a shipyard engineer in Dundee, Scotland and started his career as an illustrator for publisher DC Thompson.  However,

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Lebbeus Woods 5/30/1940 – 10/30/2012

Lebbeus Woods 5/30/1940 – 10/30/2012

Bullet Shih November 5, 2012 0

Lebbeus Woods the artist and architect known for his unique post apocalyptic architectural renderings recently passed away at age 72.  Woods whose recent exhibition at Friedman Benda we reviewed in March 2012 was a

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Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Bullet Shih November 2, 2012 0

Title: Cave of Forgotten Dreams Artist: Cave Painters of Chauvet Date: 2010 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: Late Stone Age Art Language : English Director: Werner Herzog Time: 90 min Directed and narrated by German filmmaker

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Mike Leigh To Do Turner Film

Mike Leigh To Do Turner Film

Bullet Shih October 24, 2012 0

Artinfo has reported that director Mike Leigh and British actor Timothy Spall have signed on to do a film based on the life of 19th century British landscape painter Joseph W.M. Turner.  While Turner

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Mersad Berber 1/1/1940 – 10/7/2012

Mersad Berber 1/1/1940 – 10/7/2012

Bullet Shih October 22, 2012 0

Mersad Berber the Bosnian artist known for his excellent draftsmanship and handling of classical human models recently passed away at age 72.  Berber was born in 1940 in the Bosnian town of Bosanski Petrovac. 

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Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus

Bullet Shih September 17, 2012 0

Title: Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus Artist: Diane Arbus Date: 2006 Genre: Fictionalized Biography Subcategory: New York Art Scene Language : English Director: Stephen Shainberg Time: 122 min I have to give

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Angkarn Kalayanapong 2/13/1926 – 8/25/2012

Angkarn Kalayanapong 2/13/1926 – 8/25/2012

Bullet Shih August 28, 2012 0

Renowned Thai poet and artist Angkarn Kalayanapong has recently passed away at age 86 after a long struggle with heart disease and diabetes.    Angkarn Kalayanapong was born in the southern province of Nakhon Si

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Picasso

Picasso

Bullet Shih August 27, 2012 0

Title: Picasso Artist: Pablo Picasso Date: 1986 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: Biography Language : English Director: Didier Baussy Time: 80 min Written by British Art critic Waldemar Januszczak and narrated by Bob Peck, this narrative

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Jan Sawka 1946 – 8/9/2012

Jan Sawka 1946 – 8/9/2012

Bullet Shih August 14, 2012 2

Jan Sawka the Polish-American artist has recently passed away in New York from a heart attack at age 65.  Born in Zabrze into a shattered Poland after World War II, Sawka describes his early years,

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Robert Hughes 7/28/1938 – 8/6/2012

Robert Hughes 7/28/1938 – 8/6/2012

Bullet Shih August 8, 2012 0

Robert Hughes the Australian lion of contemporary art criticism has recently passed away at age 74. Having cheated death once in a near fatal car crash in 1999 which left him in a coma

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Zsuzsi Roboz 8/15/1929 – 7/9/2012

Zsuzsi Roboz 8/15/1929 – 7/9/2012

Bullet Shih July 24, 2012 0

The Guardian has reported the death of Hungarian artist Zsuzsi Roboz at age 82.  Born in Budapest as the daughter of Imre Roboz the manager of the Vígszinház theatre, Zsuzsi and her mother were

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LeRoy Nieman 6/8/1921 – 6/20/2012

LeRoy Nieman 6/8/1921 – 6/20/2012

Bullet Shih June 21, 2012 0

Best known for his brilliantly colored, stunningly energetic images of sporting events and leisure activities, LeRoy Neiman is probably the most popular living artist in the United States. His art is unique. It stands

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Hiroki Oda 4/19/1914 – 5/30/2012

Hiroki Oda 4/19/1914 – 5/30/2012

Bullet Shih June 11, 2012 0

Hiroki Oda a Japanese artist known for his early adoption of Western painting techniques recently passed away at age 98 from  heart failure.  Oda was born in the village of Senju in 1914.  As

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Gagosian Presents Richard Prince Surfing Film Starring Lindsay Lohan

Gagosian Presents Richard Prince Surfing Film Starring Lindsay Lohan

Bullet Shih June 8, 2012 0

Following in the footsteps of artists Andy Warhol and Julian Schnabel, photographer Richard Price has made the jump from still to moving images as he releases his third film First Point starring bad girl

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Dante’s Inferno

Dante’s Inferno

Bullet Shih May 21, 2012 0

Title: Dante’s Inferno Artist: Dante Gabriel Rossetti Date: 1967 Genre: Dramatization Subcategory: Pre-Raphaelite Circle Language : English Director: Ken Russell Time: 90 min Ken Russell, known for his campy cult films the Who’s  Tommy

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George Wyllie 12/31/1921 – 5/15/2012

George Wyllie 12/31/1921 – 5/15/2012

Bullet Shih May 17, 2012 0

George Wyllie the Scottish sculptor known for his tongue in cheek works out of unexpected materials recently passed away after a short illness at age 90.  Wyllie was born in Glasgow and the river

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Gulumbu Yunupingu c.1943 – 5/10/2012

Gulumbu Yunupingu c.1943 – 5/10/2012

Bullet Shih May 11, 2012 0

  Gulumbu Yunupingu the prominent Australian Aboriginal artist recently passed away. She was women’s leader from the Yolngu people of Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory of Australia and considered a guardian of many

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John Myatt the Forger Known for Screwing Collectors with KY Jelly To Be Subject of New Film

John Myatt the Forger Known for Screwing Collectors with KY Jelly To Be Subject of New Film

Bullet Shih May 10, 2012 0

  The BBC has reported that John Myatt the mild mannered former school teacher who was the artistic talent behind what Scotlansd Yard called the “biggest art fraud of the 20th Century” is to

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Tamás Szikora 11/24/1943 – 4/22/2012

Tamás Szikora 11/24/1943 – 4/22/2012

Bullet Shih April 26, 2012 0

  Tamás Szikora a Hungarian artist who was widely exhibited and a two time recipient of a Pollock-Krasner grant recently passed away at age 69.  His recent work consisted of a fascination with geometry

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Dagmar Hochová 3/10/1926 – 4/17/2012

Dagmar Hochová 3/10/1926 – 4/17/2012

Bullet Shih April 23, 2012 0

  Legendary Czech photographer Dagmar Hochová recently passed away at age 86.  Horchová is well known for her candid social documentary black and white photos of children and old people  in  Czechoslovakia during the

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Mauricio Lasansky 10/12/1914 – 4/2/2012

Mauricio Lasansky 10/12/1914 – 4/2/2012

Bullet Shih April 12, 2012 0

Printmaker Mauricio Lasansky recently passed away at age 97.  Lasansky, an Argentine native who spent the final 69 years of his life in New York and Iowa is perhaps best known for his series

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Thomas Kincaide 1/19/1958 – 4/6/2012

Thomas Kincaide 1/19/1958 – 4/6/2012

Bullet Shih April 9, 2012 0

Thomas Kincaide the controversial American “Painter of Light” who claimed to be “America’s most-collected living artist” recently passed away at age 54 from natural causes.  Kincaide rarely sold his original paintings, instead he produced

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Eduard Steinberg 3/3/1927 – 3/28/2012

Eduard Steinberg 3/3/1927 – 3/28/2012

Bullet Shih March 29, 2012 0

The Russian artist Eduard Steinberg recently passed away in Paris at age 76 after a long battle with cancer.  After beginning his career as a representational artist, he later switched to what he called

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Kåre Tveter 1/25/1922 – 3/21/2112

Kåre Tveter 1/25/1922 – 3/21/2112

Bullet Shih March 27, 2012 0

Kåre Tveter the Norwegian artist known for his minimalist landscapes dealing with light has passed away at age 90.  He was known as a “light painter” because his works were often only comprised of

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Sid Couchey 5/24/1919 – 3/11/2012

Sid Couchey 5/24/1919 – 3/11/2012

Bullet Shih March 14, 2012 0

The Press Republican is reporting that American cartoonist Sid Couchey has passed away at age 92 after a battle with cancer.  Couchey was best known for his work with Harvey Comics, illustrating such well

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Jean Giraud aka Moebius 1938 – 3/10/2012

Jean Giraud aka Moebius 1938 – 3/10/2012

Bullet Shih March 13, 2012 0

Jean Giraud aka Moebius the graphic designer behind futuristic films such as Alien and Fifth Element passed away at age 73 after a fight with cancer.  Giraud a French native was introduced to to

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Ralph McQuarrie 6/13/1929 – 3/3/2012

Ralph McQuarrie 6/13/1929 – 3/3/2012

Bullet Shih March 5, 2012 0

Ralph McQuarrie, the designer whose creations for the Star Wars universe are permanently etched in the minds and imaginations of Sci-fi fans all over the world recently passed away at age 82. McQuarrie who

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Ely Belyutin 1925 – 2/27/2012

Ely Belyutin 1925 – 2/27/2012

Bullet Shih February 29, 2012 0

Russian artist Ely Belyutin recently passed away at age 87 in Moscow.  Belyutin was a champion of abstract art and founded The New Reality artistic academy in 1948.  Politically he was a controversial figure

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Private Life of a Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt: The Kiss

Private Life of a Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt: The Kiss

Bullet Shih February 28, 2012 1

Title: Private Life of a Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt: The Kiss Artist: Gustav Klimt Date: 2005 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: Artwork Specific Language : English Director: John Bush Time: 50 min Part of a 29 part

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Ken Price 2/16/1935 – 2/26/2112

Ken Price 2/16/1935 – 2/26/2112

Bullet Shih February 27, 2012 0

American artist Ken Price has passed away at age 77.  Price was best known for his colorful sculptures that were somewhat of a hybrid between traditional ceramics and painting as his process entailed painting

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Antonio Banderas to Play Picasso in Film about La Guernica

Antonio Banderas to Play Picasso in Film about La Guernica

Bullet Shih February 22, 2012 0

Variety is reporting that Antonio Banderas has signed on to play the legendary Spanish painter in the film 33 dias (33 days) which is the number of days that it took Picasso to paint

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Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

Goya: Crazy Like a Genius

Bullet Shih February 21, 2012 0

Title: Goya: Crazy Like a Genius Artist: Francisco de Goya Date: 2002 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: Biography Language : English Director: Ian MacMillan Time: 76 min The film is written and narrated by Australian art

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