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Forget Nelson Shank’s Monica Lewinsky reference.  Michelangelo was the original troublemaker.
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Forget Nelson Shank’s Monica Lewinsky reference. Michelangelo was the original troublemaker.

I just happened upon an article about a portrait of Bill Clinton containing a subtle reference to Monica Lewinsky.  Apparently, painter Nelson Shanks included a shadow on the left of the painting to indicate someone coming into the office.  Or a shadow hanging over him. Reading more, it turns out he was being pretty explicit.  In Shanks’s … Continue reading

Portlandia pretty much sums up the future of contemporary art
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Portlandia pretty much sums up the future of contemporary art

Portlandia, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen’s outstanding sendup of millenial hipster culture, really hits the mark. I laugh (and often cringe) because what I see is sadly what I know: groaning at the queue for a new place for brunch, trying weird gourmet popcorn at an indie cinema or meeting far too many people who ‘spin decks’ in … Continue reading