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Value in art or salesmanship?

By Sarah Balcombe

Never before has the art world succeeded in igniting the imagination of so many in such a short time.  In Star Wars terms Christie’s has entered another galaxy,  gone where no auction house, living or dead has ever gone before and it has certainly pushed the art world into a new frontier. 685 more words

Art

Cowabloga Part 27: 20,000 Leaks Under the Sea

By 1989, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was an unavoidable pop phenomenon. Originally an attempt to raise awareness for the Playmates toy line, the cartoon had taken on a life and fan base all its own. 2,647 more words

Fake Art in times of Fake News: the case of Leonardo's "Salvator Mundi"

by María Magdalena Ziegler 

“Fake News” is probably one of the most used terms in social networks these days. But a competition is now coming up close. 1,158 more words

Art

Salvator Mundi: a record price for a priceless work?

So, let’s talk about this Leonardo painting that sold for $450 million.

The painting was bought from Dmitry Rybolovlev, a name that will be familiar to anyone following the Trump-Russia story over the past year and a half. 241 more words

Politics

Intriguing Character Pairings in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles/Ghostbusters II 3

by Spencer Irwin

This article contains SPOILERS. If you haven’t read the issue yet, proceed at your own risk!

Crossover stories are meant to be fun, but like all the best stories, they also have the potential to explore and deepen characters in unique ways.  334 more words

Spencer Irwin

Jesus Christ!

There was an old Renaissance daub,/

A painting of Christ with an orb,/

Da Vinci’s, they say,/

Whose buyer will pay/

A sum that is hard to absorb. 48 more words

Review Brew: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #76

  1. Published By: IDW Publishing
    Written By: Tom Waltz
    Illustrated By: Damian Courceiro and Ronda Pattison
    List Price: $3.99

One of the reasons why Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is such an enduring pop culture icon is because it is simply incapable of taking itself too seriously… 409 more words

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