Category: Art

Nicole Krauss’s Letter to Van Gogh

The following is an excerpt from Maria Popova’s awesome Brain Pickings posting about Nicole Krauss’s letter in response to Van Gogh’s heartbreaking letter to his brother about fear: “It’s a strange thing about the human mind that, despite its capacity and its abundant freedom, its default is to function in a repeating pattern. It watches …

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Creature Features Tribute to Bernie Wrightson

On October 8, 2016, Creature Features in Burbank hosted an art show in tribute to the legendary Bernie Wrightson, with testimonials from his son John and some of the leading names in the make-up and film art fields. This is the tribute video from that show. Bernie Wrightson passed away a little over a week …

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Bernie Wrightson Obituary

Legendary artist Bernie Wrightson passed over the weekend. Wrightson’s career spanned five decades. His illustrations are simply iconic. Along with Frank Frazetta, Wrightson was arguably one of the most admired and respected artists in the sci-fi, horror, fantasy and comic book genres. My first introduction to Wrightson’s art was this Frankenstein piece: The lines and composition …

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Banksy Has Fooled the Internet (Again)

Looks like the National Report fell for it… Great line at the end from The Independent: The story claimed that Banksy’s London art studio had been raided, where “thousands of dollars of counterfeit money along with future projects of vandalism” were found, along with ID thought to belong to the famed anonymous street artist, which …

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