A collection of stuff, things, nonsense, rants, raves, pretties, sillies, and gee-gaws from Rev. Hugo Nebula, Ordained Minister of the Church of the SubGenius.
(And boobs. Sometimes there are boobs. Just like in real life.)
Thank you for reading.
1. John Carter and the Savage Apes of Mars (1970) 2. Thuvia, Maid of Mars (1971) 3. A Princess of Mars (1970) 4. Swords of Mars (1966) 5. A Fighting Man of Mars (1973)
I can’t help but accept the female nudity and sexualistaion of women in the world of John Carter because, let’s face it, it’s one of the few examples of something where the men get it just as much as the women.
"The paintings are given a clear texture on top. In a lot of ways, it?s a hollow gesture to create the feeling of a hand, admitting that it feels nice to have that element." - MICHAEL MANNING
In this video, we visit artist Michael Manning on site of his show at Retrospective Gallery in Hudson, New York to discuss his ?Microsoft Store Painting? series and how that evolved into the ?Wild Fusion? series that?s included in our upcoming Paddles ON! auction.
"For his 1960s project on children’s dreams, legendary photographer Arthur Tress visualizes the subconscious fears of the innocent mind. While working with educator Richard Lewis of The Touchstone Center, he observed an exercise in which young people were asked to construct poems and paintings of their dreams; inspired, he began collaborating with children to create haunting silver gelatin photographs…"
Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss (1907-1908) and Egon Schiele’s Cardinal and Nun (1912)
In 1907, Egon Schiele sought out Gustav Klimt, who generously mentored younger artists, and he took a particular interest in the gifted young Schiele, buying his drawings, offering to exchange them for some of his own, arranging models for him and introducing him to potential patrons. Klimt invited Schiele to exhibit some of his work at the 1909 Vienna Kunstschau, where he encountered the work of Edvard Munch, Jan Toorop, and Vincent van Gogh among others. Schiele began to explore not only the human form, but also human sexuality. At the time, many found the explicitness of his works disturbing.
“Scientists and art experts have found a hidden painting beneath one of Pablo Picasso’s first masterpieces, The Blue Room, using advances in infrared imagery to reveal a bow-tied man with his face resting on his hand.
"Now the question that conservators at The Phillips Collection in Washington hope to answer is simply: Who is he?"