Category Archives: fine art

Art for Art’s Sake.
I’ll Make It, Even If No-One Wants To Buy It.

THE AWFUL ARTIST BEHIND THE $120,000 BANANA

THE REMODERN REVIEW

Tally This Banana

It was the zany story of the week. A prank so dumb, it was like it was tailor-made for Morning Zoo DJs.

At the glitzy swap meet of Miami Basel, a contemporary artist offered a banana duct taped to a wall for $120,000.00. The punchline is, somebody bought it.

This is about the only scenario when contemporary art gains mass media traction: when something stupid sells for lots of money. Then it becomes a snarky variation on a human interest story.

The fruit is a big hit. It’s called “Comedian,” which is a valid accusation. It was an edition of 3, and the whole bunch sold, each with their genuine certificate of authenticity. A performance artist tried to hitch his wagon to this star by eating the banana. He was not arrested for the art theft. A crisis was averted when piece was reinstalled by simply…

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South of France, painting

South of France, oil on canvas

Nouveau label contest: To vote for this submission, leave a comment on the artwork’s dedicated page: https://nouveaulabelcontest.com/south-of-france

2001: A Space Odyssesy (The Painting)

acrylic on board

inspired by the film by Stanley Kubrick

And God Said, ‘Prophesy To The Wind, to the Wind Only for Only the Wind will Listen…’

"...to the wind only, for only the wind will listen"
from T.S.Eliot; click image to enlarge.
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Color Me…Black & White

People who need people....You know the rest!

Funny Girl
(There may be a Fanny Brice tribute in the works)

Available in cards and posters