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Mad Art Cast #35 — Macabre Suite in the Bronx and other sad tales

This week I was unable to join the podcast, but my intrepid co-hosts soldiered on to bring you this interesting discussion about a recent Hallo—, wait, Gentrification Celebration in the Bronx last month. It’s short, but a great discussion about how to keeping diverse neighborhoods diverse and making responsible decisions …

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Art Inquisition: Separation of Art and Artist

TW: sexual assault. (This is the part where I add some words to make sure the really awful ones don’t show up in the post preview. Here, watch this awesome non-sequitur video of Neil deGrasse Tyson dancing first. Go grab a snack or a comfortable pillow to punch.) A few weeks …

Banksy in NYC Day 7: a heart balloon with band-aids on it. Source: Better Out Than In
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Art Inquisition: Can Art Quit the Gallery?

Secretive graffiti artist Banksy, whose recent stall setup in NYC garnered only $420 by selling original canvases at $60 each, has recently stated that he wanted to stop making “commercial” art. Despite the fact that he generally avoids galleries and other “traditional” venues, Banksy has seen great profits from the …

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Mad Group Art: May 18

Today’s Mad Pic Lab word is: Dilution Show me your water! This weekend’s words are: Saturday: Happy Mouth Sunday: Universe Yesterday’s cereal photos brought in some new photographers! I’m so happy! I hope they had fun and keep photoing!

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Today’s Mad Pic Lab word is: Conductor.  A huge thank you to Anne who covered for me the last two days while I was in the hospital. As fun as this project is, its not easy to do while under anesthesia and/or the influence of morphine. But where there’s a …

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Mad Group Art Project!

Today in my RSS feed, I noticed that one of my favorite non-skeptic sites, CottonBabies a cloth diapering store and blog, is asking their readers to participate in a photo project for the month of May. I thought it was a cool idea, so I asked the other MALabbers, and they …

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Mad Quickies 10.14

• A history of the rat in art. • If graffiti changed anything – it would be illegal. • Random clip: Animation by Sunaina Coelho Client “MAD”. • The rat as masterpiece. • Charles Darwin Mouse.


Skeptical Guerilla Art

Street art is fine and dandy but street art that makes you think, well that is super-fantastic! I’m not advocating defacing of public property, I’m just saying maybe, just maybe we need to keep advertisers a bit more honest and viewers a tad bit more informed. Thanks to Eugine for …