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Work of Art: Opposites Attract a Litany of Common Art World Myths

by Paddy Johnson on July 29, 2010
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I hope Bravo re-calibrates its search for art that makes the viewer “feel” something because it seems to encourage the absurd amount of bad portraiture. This ranges from Abdi’s race car driver to this weeks slew of shirtless and pantless portraits. None were any good. Still, this episode offered the capable Ryan McGinness as the guest […]

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Work of Art: Judging This Book By Its Cover

by Paddy Johnson on June 24, 2010
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This week on Bravo’s Work of Art: Design a book cover. Artists are designers? Contestant Judith Braun resists this idea, Miles Mendenhall takes four hours out of his day to read Frankenstein, and Erik Johnson is pleased his cover is also a tattoo already on his arm.

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