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School of Mime, Angry Lost Cat

September 25th, 2009 · 14 Comments · Art, Uncategorized

First, on a light post in Auvers, France. A lost kitty poster… On the Alexandre III bridge — the clear danger of pissing off the sculpture… In the late 19th Century, there was a lot of public art, both in France and in England, that personified different industries. It’s like the ruling class just went, [...]

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Making Fun of Sculpture

September 17th, 2009 · 14 Comments · Art, Uncategorized

Bon Jour. Today more art from Paris,  my dusty love rodents. Come now, enjoy culture, the beauty, creepiness that is public art in Paris… IN Jardin des Tuileries (or Garden of Tiles, which, we in the U.S. call, The Mall). This one of the many statues that depict athletics. Our open field running rocks when [...]

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The Adventures of Bear Blanc, Polar Bear Francais

September 4th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Art, Travel, Uncategorized

ONE DAY AT THE MUSEE D’ORSAY…

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Art Basics: Where are the M***F***ing Monkeys?

September 3rd, 2009 · 21 Comments · Art, Travel

Bon Jour, my slippery pamplemousses, here, as promised, is more art from the Louvre. Today, we start with pieces from the French sculpture collection. This, very lifelike piece is “I’m ’bout to lick your bald head.” Is by Pierre August Rodin, from 1891 This one, from Felix Lecompte, is from 1868, commissioned by the Royal [...]

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Art History from Paris- An American In Paris 6

September 2nd, 2009 · 16 Comments · Art, Uncategorized

A Note from your host, Sac Poubelle: Today, my greasy chipmunks, we will have a visit to the Louvre, and I will have to lose my outRAGEous French accent, and along with it, my magnificent animal charm, non? I will let the pig dog Author Guy guide you through our treasures d’art. Commencé imbiceel d’livre. [...]

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Book Expo America -2008

June 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Art, Events and Interviews, Politics, Tour

Every year booksellers, publishers, and authors meet in an agreed upon city and talk about why the book business is going to to hell in a handbasket while eating, drinking, and standing next to each other for photos. It’s my chance to have brushes with fame! Shortly after arriving, I ran into Neil Stephenson, author [...]

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History of Art IV – Judy Gets Some Head

April 24th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Art

So, it’s been some time since we had an art lesson. For those of you joining the party late, you’ll find links to the earlier lessons below. These are only meant to share with you the delight of discovery that I experience as I drag my dumb ass through the great museums of the world. [...]

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