Million Dollar Leg of James Stewart

The New Zealand entrepreneur James Stewart is selling ad space on his left leg and hopes to make a million dollars out of it. With about 2000 square centimeters of skin to tattoo, selling for $500 per square centimeter, he hopes to reach his million dollar goal. With the money from his Million Dollar Leg project, Stewart wants to further develop and market his Art Klick website for New Zealand artists.

He got the idea from the Million Dollar Homepage, which is an advertisement for everything that is bad about the internet. So if the sponsors on his leg are anything like those on Alex Tew’s Million Dollar Homepage, he’ll have a leg filled with casinos, ringtones, loans, insurance, and dating companies.Continue Reading

Needs and Wants For Sale

The internet seems to have spawned a whole movement of entrepreneurial artists that have worked out that an idea and a little viral marketing can get you a lot of attention and maybe even a little money.Continue Reading

Damien Hirst Out of Ideas

The man that was once thought of as one of the most original thinkers in the arts is now being accused of not having any good ideas for the past 13 years. Arts writer Jonathan Jones once wrote glowingly about Damien Hirst, but now sees the artist as unimaginative and without ideas.

“In his day Hirst was, without question, the artist who most mattered in the entire world: the only artist whose images truly entered the culture’s lifeblood after the death of Andy Warhol. Even when he started to go off, he was worth giving the benefit of the doubt. I could forgive him everything because he had imagination. Now that is gone it is hard to forgive him anything.” Jonathan JonesContinue Reading