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Femme Avant-core

Arts Bomast: Artsy

Art-lovers: Have you heard of Artsy? I recently signed up and am quickly becoming hooked on this site. It’s a bit like Pinterest (which I’m also obsessed with, btw), but … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: Hannah Höch

Add her to the list of my favorite women– the brilliant Hannah Höch was the LONE female artist in the Berlin Dada scene. Feminist, dyke, and originator of the photomontage … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Arts Bombast: The Secret Public

“Enclosed are the latest montages I’ve done – hope you like them…I’m very excited about the idea of doing a magazine – I think our work would mix well together. … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Mary Beth Edelson

Ever a sucker for ’70s-era feminist art, I’ve been getting into Mary Beth Edelson lately. I can’t really get behind some of her new age-y, reclaiming-the-Goddess works, but these cheeky … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Jean Arp

Guys.  It’s Jean Arp‘s birthday week. Were he alive, he’d be 126 years old. Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag, Hans!

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Mood For… Collage

It’s insane how much of my favorite contemporary… stuff to look at (avoiding the word “art” much?) these days is collage. The medium is “bumpin’.” Or “poppin’.” One of the … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Matt Wisniewski

22-year old Matt Wisniewski makes ethereal collages that layer portraits with landscapes, architectural patterns, and natural phenomenon. Some of my favorites from the Brooklyn-based artist: Something great: If you ask … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Beth Hoeckel

I’m completely taken with Baltimore-based collage artist Beth Hoeckel! And why wouldn’t I be? Her work clearly has strong similarities to Linder Sterling (one of my favorite human beings ever), … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Matthew Craven

The Mission district’s Gallery Hijinks just wrapped up FRGMNTS, a solo exhibition by New York-based artist Matthew Craven. After viewing his mixed media / collage work, I’m left feeling a … Continue reading

February 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Arts Bombast: No Wave Visual Art

No Wave Week continues on RAB! Tomorrow I’ll have a review of the documentary film, BLANK CITY. In the meantime, enjoy some delightfully transgressive and nihilistic visual art from late … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

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