Category Archives: Art for Art’s Sake

Perfection

And… genius.

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I Made This

My Apartment in 1 Minute 8 Seconds from glassdog on Vimeo.

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I didn’t say “Miu Miu, I said Meow Meow”

There’s no easy way to say goodbye to a cherished pet, and if you follow the fasion advice of Tinkebell, you never have to. This is one way to keep the memory of all the cat hair you lint rolled … Continue reading

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Knitted brow

What kind of country do we live in? One where, apparently, you cannot show a crocheted crotch. At least that’s what artist Ming-Yi Sung discovered soon after a gallery in Washington put her pieces on display as part of a … Continue reading

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TV Geek wetdream

You know you’ve always wanted to own K.I.T.T. You know you have! Admitting it is the first step. The second step is actually owning it. The Barris Motor Car Collection is going up for auction on May 14th, and among … Continue reading

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Big salty virgin

Salty freeway run-off has rarely been as worshipped as the lucky patch of concrete under the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago. Hundreds of people with nothing better to pay homage to are flocking to the no-parking area to see what they … Continue reading

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World’s best bachelor dinner

Maybe it’s just me, but the dishes available at the current “best restaurant in the world,” The Fat Duck in Berkshire, England, sounds like stuff I am occasionally forced to make from the remnants in my refrigerator. I mean, sardine … Continue reading

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The Gates come down

The Gates, beloved by every single person on the planet unless you are evil and have no soul, are being evicted from Central Park today. The take-down process is expected to go quickly. “The aluminum is going to become cans … Continue reading

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When I hear the word ‘art’ I pull out my checkbook

…or log in to eBay. Well, I certainly take back all the bitching I did about The Gates. In fact, I might have to go ahead and get myself a swatch. The piece is not only moving; it’s apparently moving … Continue reading

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Christo v. Somerville

Christo: Redefining familiar public space, involving even reluctant people in art. Somerville: Redefining familiar private space, involving reluctant feline in “art”. Christo’s Gates viewing time: 16 days Somerville Gates viewing time: Until the cleaning lady comes.

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