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We Asked Giant-Robot Pundits To Slam Video Game Mecha

In games, mech pilots often have the advantage of dying in their seats. Featuring spider web mech windshields with bullets, overheated guns, depleted uranium energy cores, and bipedal legs that leak hydraulic fluid in any near-future landscape they fight in. , often these mechs explode and players respawn on the map. Monitoring, Fall of the […]

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John McDonald’s review of the 2021 Archibald Prize nominations

In this ever-changing world we live in, as Paul McCartney sang, it is reassuring that some things remain the same. One of those fixed points is the annual Archibald Portrait Award which arrives with mind-numbing regularity, sometimes a little better, sometimes a little worse. Godzilla has a son and so does Archibald. This child, the […]

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Olivia Shalhoup on “Rollout Roundup,” her weekly New Music Marketing Review

Raised in Southern California, Olivia Shalhoup, now bi-coastal marketing director, exercises her creativity on the West Coast and the hustle and bustle of the East Coast between Los Angeles and Brooklyn. An early believer in the power of social media for artists, Olivia is currently the digital manager of Trippie Redd, Kidd Lee and Igwe […]

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Godzilla, the Asian American Arts Network, teaches us that criticism is essential

Godzilla, the fictional Japanese beast that emerged from the waters of the Pacific to rage against humanity, has become an apt nickname for a group of Asian-American artists who have come together to storm the oppressive whiteness of the American artistic landscape. The idea came about during an informal conversation between friends. In 1990, young […]

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Banksy’s Brexit mural disappears as UK tension increases art criticism

A mural painted by street artist Banksy in protest against Brexit went missing last weekend from its site on a three-story building in Dover, England. A four-level scaffolding was built against the mural on Saturday, leaving the facade sterile the next morning. According to the Telegraph, the Godden family who owned the building hoped to […]

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Rembrandt’s website gets a makeover Critique d’art%

This year marks the 350e anniversary of Rembrandt’s death in 1669. To commemorate this landmark event, the Getty Museum has announced the relaunch of a website that features high-resolution images of 14 of the Old Dutch masters’ paintings all of which belong to southern collections of California. Title Rembrandt in Southern California, the site is […]

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Weekend Events: Art Critic Show, Bubble Show

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – We’ve partnered with the team at Hoodline – the super local neighborhood website for finding weekend activities in and around the Bay Area. The art critic comedy showJeremy Talamantes and Jordan Cerminara are looking for bad art. They comb through thrift stores, garage sales, and other places generally little known for […]

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UCF professor reprimanded for offensive art criticism

Teacher reprimanded: University of Central Florida student filed an anonymous complaint accusing Dr. Walter Gaudnek (pictured) of using foul language to discuss his art project last year, which earned him a warning The University of Central Florida berated a veteran art professor and renowned painter after a student accused him of using offensive language when […]