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So today marks the ninety-first birthday of one of the giants of Pop Art. Roy Lichtenstein’s works are some of the most recognizable in the world, with the comic-style layout, bold colors, and the occasional use of parody. Lichtenstein’s story actually has connections surprisingly close to me. In the early sixties, he taught art at … Continue reading

October Edition

James Meyer- this former assistant, of over 25 years, to the American contemporary artist Jasper Johns, pleaded guilty to interstate transportation of stolen property.  According to the reports, between 2006 and 2011, Meyer, 52, stole 22 unfinished artworks from the artist’s studio and sold them as authentic/finished pieces to an unidentified Manhattan art gallery.  Claiming … Continue reading

Invisible Art

It sounds preposterous, but apparently true. The Schulberg Gallery in New York displayed Lana Newstrom’s invisible art and made news on numerous publications for the past few days. And it’s truly remarkable… Only if it were true. This gag was forged by a group of Canadian satirists. Now, in this day and age, it almost … Continue reading