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Arts Bombast: Sanja Iveković

Photographer and video/performance artist Sanja Iveković was the first artist in Croatia to outwardly identify as a “feminist” artist. A lot of her works from the ’70s deal with the … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: John Schabel

Photographer John Schabel is creepy. (Which you know I’m into.) His grainy snaps of people in planes, waiting for take-off, is voyeurism at its best. The series, aptly titled Passengers … Continue reading

February 6, 2013 · 3 Comments

Arts Bombast: David Wojnarowicz’ Rimbaud in New York Series

Why do all the cool New York artists (see: Ginsburg, Patti Smith, and Wojnarowicz) love Rimbaud so much? Oh, that’s right, because he’s the shit. Below, a couple violent verses … Continue reading

December 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Ed Van Der Elsken

Self-taught Dutch photographer Ed Van Der Elsken was known for capturing bohemian, rebellious youth culture in the ’50s. His series, “Love on the Left Bank” follows a fictional story of … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Marc H. Miller

In this amazing series of photographs, artist and “punk curator” Marc H. Miller captures his friend and co-curator Bettie Ringma hanging out with legendary bands from the CBGB scene. Talking … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Sigmar Polke

If you’re anything like me, you dig Germans and you dig pop art. Sigmar Polke was an experimental painter and photographer from East Germany who, along with Gerhard Richter, started … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Duffy

If you live in Zaragoza, Spain (and I know so many of you do) you ought to be stoked right now. Now through November 11th, Centro de Historias and Contemporanea … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Judy Linn

Photographer Judy Linn met Patti Smith in 1969, long before she was known as the “Godmother of Punk.” Linn, like lots of young people learning photography, took pictures of her … Continue reading

August 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

Arts Bombast: Cindy Sherman

“Everyone thinks these are self-portraits but they aren’t meant to be. I just use myself as a model because I know I can push myself to extremes, make each shot … Continue reading

August 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Arts Bombast: Lee Miller

So, remember how I was super keen on the Man Ray exhibit at Legion of Honor? I went into it like, “Yay, Man Ray. Oh, they’ll have lots of stuff … Continue reading

July 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

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