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The Emperor’s New Clothes

THE BELIEVER: How would you say your experience of gallery openings in New York differs from Iceland? RAGNAR KJARTANSSON: There is less booze in New York openings. In openings in Iceland everybody gets fucking pissed. There’s more liquor, more of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Work Week

(After the Heist, Patrick Leger) “A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.” — Albert Camus ♥

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Life Happened

“The artist is the opposite of the politically minded individual, the opposite of the reformer, the opposite of the idealist.  The artist does not tinker with the universe, he recreates it out of his own experience and understanding of life.” … Continue reading

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Happy Wednesday!

(Sachin Teng) “We turn our backs on nature; we are ashamed of beauty. Our wretched tragedies have a smell of the office clinging to them, and the blood that trickles from them is the color of printer’s ink” —Albert Camus … Continue reading

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From the Desk of FLUX. : Thoughts on Art Criticism

(Fountain, Marcel Duchamp) “Our fine arts were developed, their types and uses were established, in times very different from the present, by men whose power of action upon things was insignificant in comparison with ours. But the amazing growth of … Continue reading

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I’m Tired, but proud.

“Some people have been kind enough to call me a fine artist. I’ve always called myself an illustrator. I’m not sure what the difference is. All I know is that whatever type of work I do, I try to give … Continue reading

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Todd Schorr

“Truly engaging art always strikes directly with one’s innate human curiosity. its in our genetic makeup to pick the different, the odd, the unusual. certain symbols are universal, a skull for instance, but mixed with reference points from a person’s … Continue reading

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Kafkaesque

Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly. — Franz Kafka

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Banksy Bedtime Stories

                   nce upon a time, there was a king who ruled a great and glorious nation. Favourite amongst his subjects was the court painter of whom he was very proud. Everybody agreed … Continue reading

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“When I was a child in school my teachers would wonder why my drawings of dogs would have their intestines showing or why my self portraits had a third eye. They disapproved, but I got a lot of support from … Continue reading

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