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The Con Artist: Helping Children, Knee Capping Children, and Clooney is Confused  
2/14/14 Posted 2/14/14

It Was For the Children Photo of Simon Metke, 33, by Jana G. Pruden via Edmonton Journal Edmonton resident and small time weed dealer Simon Metke had no idea he was in possession of a stolen ancient Persian artifact valued at $1.2 million, so just chill out. Canadian officials raided Metke’s apartment late last month, and (according to the Edmonton Journal) Metke was just sort of like, woah, “What the heck is going on?” “There’s like 20 RCMP officers flooding my place, the sun... [more]

Google Protests Sochi, Manages to Make It Gayer  
2/7/14 Posted 2/7/14

Google's Doodle is really gay To coincide with the opening of the Sochi Games today, Google protested Russia’s anti-gay “propaganda” laws through its Google Doodle, a rainbow banner with bobsledders, snowboarders, and figure skaters. In addition to the doodle, Google quotes the Olympic Charter's anti-discrimination clause. This, apparently, not only to imply that Russia is not acting in the spirit of the Olympics, but also so that we don’t confuse it as simply an artisti... [more]

Bidding Farewell to Poet and Artist Rene Ricard (1946-2014)  
2/5/14 Posted 2/5/14

Rene Ricard for Vice Fashion in 2009, photo by Mirabelle Marden. Beloved poet, writer, artist, and art critic Rene Ricard passed away Sunday at the age of 67. Ricard was an incredibly influential force in the art movements coming out of New York City during the 70s, 80s, and 90s, counting Andy Warhol, Robert Hawkins, and Keith Haring among his colleagues and friends. A teenage runaway, Ricard fled his hometown of Acushnet, Massachusetts for Boston and later New York in the late 60s, immersi... [more]

The Con Artist: Pedo-Quilts, Reunited Artifacts, and Op Art Altercations  
1/17/14 Posted 1/17/14

Sew Wrong Paul Yore, Photo: Jason South Australian artist Paul Yore, known for his beautifully intricate quilts depicting children touching themselves while dancing around a huge penis, will appear in court this, um…, Valentine’s Day to face charges for, uh…, producing and possessing child pornography. Police seized the artist’s work, including his masterpiece, “Everything is F---ed” which was on display at the, um…, potentially catholic St Kilda&... [more]

20130430041354-zaproszenie_v_majowka_artystyczna_zlotej_lini_radzyn_podlaski_maj_2013_600px_ Group of Artists Golden Line /Złota Linia/  
at Radzyn Podlaski May 3rd, 2013 - June 15th, 2013
Posted 4/30/13

Group of Artists Golden Line /Złota Linia/ What do they want?They want to meet and share their art with others.What don’t they want? Being closed in rigid frames.What unites them? The Internet and Art.What divides them? All the huge rest.Where are they?At the Gallery of the Cultural Centre RadzynWhere will they be?Everywhere worth being.   They were caught by the Web. From casual chatting online in autumn 2008 to spring 2011 there happened a lot. There has been born and got matured a new quality... [more]

Arte Fiera Art First (28 to 31 January 2011)  
1/27/11 Posted 1/27/11

(Excerpt from 'Italy's Largest and Most Important Art Fair Arte Fiera Art First Celebrates Contemporary Art' posted on, Jan 2011. Found on Italy's largest and most important art fair, a must-see event that attracts gallery owners, collectors, curators, artists, and art lovers. Arte Fiera Art First celebrates its 35th edition this year, to be held in Bologna from 28 to 31 January 2011. One of the first international modern an... [more]

Art Stage Singapore (12-16 Jan 2011)  
1/13/11 Posted 1/13/11

(Excerpt from 'Art Stage Singapore Set to Elevate Prominence of Asian Art in the Global Arena' posted on, Jan 2011. Found on Located in the heart of Asia and well-connected to the rest of the world, Singapore proffers a vantage point for the exchange and confluence of ideas between East and west. On January 12th, 2011, Art Stage Singapore, Asia’s new premier international art fair, opened the world’s art season with its debut at t... [more]

Big_bang__1__2009_ Mostre / Davide Tranchina  
Davide Tranchina at Galleria Nicoletta Rusconi November 17th, 2009 - January 16th, 2010
Posted 11/27/09

ATCasa, Italian contemporary on-line newspaper [more]

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