Category Archives: Art

The Thompson Company Competitive Advertisements Collection of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History

The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment “Library 2000” Fund, presents images and information for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Marketing, Pop-Culture | Leave a comment

You’re Doing Art All Wrong…

Damien Hirst medicine cabinet bought for £600 goes on sale for over £1m “I lived with that medicine cabinet for seven years with people telling me it was crap” — ROBERT TIBBLES

Posted in Art, Foolishness | Leave a comment

A project to algorithmically generate all “prior art” and obviate the patent system

“All Prior Art is a project attempting to algorithmically create and publicly publish all possible new prior art, thereby making the published concepts not patent-able.” So far, the project has generated 1,660,000 inventions. 1460392748-9803eaba-cda7-4761-b5c2-a4a15e5a5cf2 An adjustable visual optical element is … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Technology | Leave a comment

Man will be your real-life Elf on the Shelf for $100 an hour

Boston man will be your real-life Elf on the Shelf for $100 an hour   Finally, you can ditch the cute stuffed toy for a large, adult man.   APPLE.NEWS|BY MAX KNOBLAUCH    

Posted in Art, Foolishness | Leave a comment

Free Nfld

This improbable island! Excellent. FREE NFLD   If FREE NFLD is a call to action, what is it asking us to do?     THEINDEPENDENT.CA

Posted in Art, Newfoundland, Politics | Leave a comment

Celebrated Canadian painter Alex Colville – dead at 92

RIP, Alex. WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Celebrated painter Alex Colville, whose meticulously crafted scenes of everyday life established him as one of Canada’s most well-known modern artists, has died at the age of 92. Official site of Alex Coville

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Protected: PJB artwork dump

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

Posted in Art | Enter your password to view comments.

Condiment Packet Museum

The Internet has got everything, including an online condiment packet museum with over 900 ketchup, mustard, relish, and other condiment packets in their collection! Link

Posted in Art, Food & Drink | Leave a comment

The Advertising Art of Dr. Seuss

  The doctor named Seuss is well known for books But here are some other pics worthy of looks: Some ad art for sugar, some ad art for clocks, Some ad art for shaving cream inside a box, Some ad … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Artificial Cartoon-Character Skeletons

This Korean art exhibition explores the fictional anatomy of cartoon characters, with elaborate faked-up skeletons for Looney Toons characters, anatomical drawings of Mickey and friends, and many other artifacts from the study of toon anatomy. Link Posted on Saturday, September … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Pop-Culture | Leave a comment

Anatomical anomalies of the famous monsters of filmland

Michael C. LaBarbera, a professor in Organismal Biology & Anatomy at the University of Chicago, published this wonderful paper about the reality of movie-monster anatomy in 2003. In the paper, LaBarbera explores the implications of extremely large and extremely small … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Custom ketchup labels

Heinz is offering a make-your-own custom ketchup label service. My former band-mate Robin D. used to put ketchup on everything!  At $6 per, it’s not a terrible deal if you’ve got a stone ketchup junkie in the family.   Link … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Food & Drink | Leave a comment

The Heyday of the Dead

New York Times YES, it’s July. The sun’s shining. People are heading to the beach or just out, to catch some UV, drink some Mountain Dew and indulge in some good clean summer fun. WHY WAIT? WEAR IT NOW A … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Leave a comment

Chimeric animal photoshopping contest

Today on the Worth 1000 photoshopping contest: animal chimeras. Link Posted Sun Jul 23rd, 2006

Posted in Art, Make | Leave a comment