The Blake Prize Finalists for 2013

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The finalists for the 62nd Blake Prize in Australia have been announced. It’s supposed to be a prize that explores religious and spiritual ideas in art but it’s probably more about who can be the most shocking and vulgar. Being the shit stirrers that a lot of artists are, it’s a great opportunity to share vaginas with teeth, boys masturbating each other and a whole bunch of other wanking good fun with a wider audience. Continue Reading

Jay Z’s Picasso Baby Performance

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During my 3 year hibernation I was still keeping up with what was happening, but my slothful ways always won out when I would sit down to learn how to move the blog from Blogger to WordPress. During one failed Art News Blog comeback, which was motivated by my falling asleep while browsing art news, I came up with an excellent tagline for ANB: More Art, Less Masturbation!Continue Reading

Duchamp’s Urinal

Marcel Duchamp’s ready-made urinal has been voted the most influential work of art of all time by 500 art experts. Pablo Picasso’s “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” and “Guernica” paintings must have felt a little peeved at missing out on the top spot to a toilet.

“Art experts” have been wrong before though..Continue Reading