Category Art

Neo-Black art

Oh, man! The social conservatives are having a field day with the unveiling of the official Obama portraits.   [go here and click on the image for an enlargement. not sure why that feature doesn’t work here]  Here’s a good one: It’s rather odd. It was thoughtful of Obama to use a black […]

Assassins of the Image: the CIA as Cultural Gatekeeper

Assassins of the Image: the CIA as Cultural Gatekeeper by MARTIN BILLHEIMER “There was a conversion of cultures between the milieu of the underworld and the world of the clandestine operative.” – Alfred McCoy “I would like to say to those who think of my pictures as serene… that I have imprisoned the most utter violence […]

5 Reasons Modern Art is a Psy-op

500-year-old da Vinci painting sells for record $592 million at auction — Follow The Money (updated) A 500-YEAR-OLD painting by world-famous artist Leonardo da Vinci has sold for a record $592 million. The painting went up for auction last week after Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev decided to sell it. The oil painting depicting Christ holding a crystal orb*, called Salvator Mundi which is Italian for “Saviour of the World”, is […]

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