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Twitter Updates for 2009-06-30
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 18:00 | No Comment
Twitter Updates for 2009-06-30

Be sure to visit http://www.artsorigin.com/contest to submit your art piece for a chance to win. $1000 1st prize, $500 2nd, $250 third. #

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Art Thief Re-sentenced for “Scream” Theft
Monday, 29 Jun, 2009 – 19:28 | No Comment
Art Thief Re-sentenced for “Scream” Theft

D. Flynn
Bernie Madoff was not the only criminal sentenced yesterday. Bjoern Hoen , who was party to the 2004 theft of Edvard Munch’s “The Scream,” received a new sentence from the Oslo Court of …

Throw Your Hands (Not Your Soul) Up at Me!
Saturday, 27 Jun, 2009 – 11:22 | No Comment
Throw Your Hands (Not Your Soul) Up at Me!

D. Flynn
If the Dia Art Foundation Festival of Independents were a film festival, it wouldn’t even be the Sundance Film Festival. It would be the other even more independent film festivals where independent films …

“‘Hollywood Boulevard’ by Joe Dejesus”
Friday, 26 Jun, 2009 – 17:53 | No Comment
“‘Hollywood Boulevard’ by Joe Dejesus”

By Grant McGuire

There’s something fitting about the fact that “Hollywood Boulevard” is a photograph which has been fed through computer program. In this technological era when Hollywood not only augments movies with CGI, but also …

Looted Art Under Discussion …and It’s Not the Elgins!
Wednesday, 24 Jun, 2009 – 18:33 | No Comment
Looted Art Under Discussion …and It’s Not the Elgins!

D. Flynn
Here’s a switch: a discussion of looted art that isn’t the Elgin Marbles.
It seems straightforward. 1. Nazis steal art from Jews and other victims. 2. Nazis are defeated by combined efforts of U.S., British, …

Google Told to Take This Non-job and Shove It
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2009 – 16:04 | No Comment
Google Told to Take This Non-job and Shove It

D. Flynn
Lots of companies are hurting these days, but Google isn’t one of them.  The web giant raked in over $1 billion last quarter, and profits are rising.  Why, then, does it want a bailout …

Twitter Updates for 2009-06-19
Friday, 19 Jun, 2009 – 18:00 | No Comment
Twitter Updates for 2009-06-19

ArtsOrigin.com is announcing our 2009 art contest. Go to artsorigin.com/contest for details. This could be part of a traveling exhibition. #

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Batman: No Man’s Land’ by Joe DeVito
Friday, 19 Jun, 2009 – 11:08 | No Comment
Batman: No Man’s Land’ by Joe DeVito

By Grant McGuire
The human eye loves pictures with optical tricks. That’s why we never get enough of that card deck with illusions on them; you know, the ones we break out when high, to debate …

Twitter Updates for 2009-06-18
Thursday, 18 Jun, 2009 – 18:00 | No Comment
Twitter Updates for 2009-06-18

TWITCESSION SPECIAL: Watch our latest episode of ARTLUST and then buy the print (Klimt’s “The Kiss”) for only $4.99 INCLUDING SHIPPING! #
TWITTER RECESSION SPECIAL: Dali print for only $4.99!!! Learn more and watch an episode …

Something/Anything?
Thursday, 18 Jun, 2009 – 16:13 | No Comment
Something/Anything?

By Grant McGuire
In 1948, a painter by the name of Josef Albers performed simplistic, yet highly revolutionary studies in color theory. The basic drawings of squares and triangles against solid color backgrounds my have look, …