Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: Art Crimes, Red Sprites, New Boroughs and More!

There’s some really good art crimes to read about today, so let’s just jump right in to the mid-week Quickies, shall we?

What happens when your artwork that was lost in transit turns up on an auction website? Artist Cal Lane found out the hard way.

Here is your weekly art crimes blotter.

These sculptures by Christopher David White look like they were fashioned out of decaying wood, but guess what? They’re made of ceramic.

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station managed to photograph a rare meteorological phenomenon known as a Red Sprite.

Speaking of space, here’s an article on the history of the design of NASA’s ‘worm’ logo from the 1970s.

What would it take to build a new borough, in the middle of the harbor, in New York City?

 

 
Featured image by Christopher David White

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Brian George is an illustrator and designer who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. In his spare time he makes videos of Spirograph drawings and complains about doing laundry. Website: www.bgeorge.com Twitter: @brianggeorge Insta: @brianggeorge If you're into what I'm doing, feel free to throw down a bit in my tipjar here: @brianggeorge

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