Archive for the 'Art' Category

Now You Can Watch My Film, “We Will Make You Whole Again”

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Film, Gender, Immigration, Race, Sexuality, Technology, The Politics Of Film, The War On Terrorism

Over the past two years I wrote, produced and directed a film called “We Will Make You Whole Again” with my co-director, editor and cinematographer Trevor Hawkins of Mammoth Media. Some of you know this because a couple months back I shared the trailer for the film and told you a little bit about what […]

June 7th, 2010 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Sheperd Fairey Lied About Using Obama Photo. However…

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Barack, Law, Obama

So, it looks like the artist behind the iconic poster of Barack Obama actually did use an A.P. image as a template to create it. Still, there’s a lot to discuss about copyright infringement, Fair Use, etc. However, first the details from the NY Times: The A.P. claimed in January that Mr. Fairey owed them […]

October 17th, 2009 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

If You Only Read One Post About A Sculpture Featuring Bernie Madoff, A Flying Bull & The Wall Street Crisis, Make It This One

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Economic crisis, History, Money

Bernie Madoff being pinned to the wall by a huge, farting bull…which is supposed to represent Wall Street. All from the mind of Chinese artist Chen Wenling. I mean, come on…that is AWESOME! A question…if you had to create a sculpture that summed up what happened last year…what would it look like and why? (Photo: […]

September 30th, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Obama & Spider-Man Team Up

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Barack, Cool

And not only that, my sister’s boyfriend wrote the issue! He’s Zeb Wells and he’s mentioned further down in the following excerpt from USA Today: On Jan. 14, Marvel Comics is releasing a special issue of Amazing Spider-Man #583 with Obama depicted on the cover. Inside are five pages of the two teaming up and […]

January 9th, 2009 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Elephant Paints Self Portrait

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Republicans, Video

It’s amazing what Republicans can do sometimes. Tweet

March 31st, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

The Balloon Tank

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Art, Blogging, Military

The benefits of running a blog? I can post stuff like this… Okay, who wants to make a predator made out of popsicle sticks? UPDATE: I can’t believe I didn’t think of the obvious Balloon Juice jokes. John Cole will not be pleased. Tweet

March 3rd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »