Category Archives: Art

Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “The Oreads” by William Bouguereau, 1902. More here.

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Handmade Hipsterism v. Glass-and-Steel Globalism

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I was wandering in the East 40s yesterday when I came across a hipster coffee joint. As I looked at the wooden sign in the window advertising their goods, I had to suppress a snicker: an unfinished wooden … Continue reading

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The Advertising Art of Paramount Records

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

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Juxtaposin’: The Erotic David

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’ve always preferred Donatello’s twink David to Michelangelo’s angry, rough-trade interpretation.

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The Album Covers of Les Baxter and Martin Denny

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sophisticated women with primitive passions. Or primitive women with sophisticated passions. Either way, what more do you need?

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The UR Syllabus of Shitlordery

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Browsing my Facebook feed the past few days, I’ve been astonished at the amount of hysterical, sloppy thinking I’ve seen from many of my otherwise smart friends. How you can see a (likely gay) Muslim man shoot up … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour (Anzac Day 2016 Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: Horace Moore-Jones, Simpson And His Donkey (1918) Related Previous ANZAC-themed AdJ here, and here.

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