Category Archives: Art

Good grief 

Met Life, say it isn’t so.

You’re dropping Peanuts as the spokes characters for your brand?

Snoopy and the gang can sell anything…plus, your timing couldn’t be worse. 

The popular comic just released a new feature film, and a weekly cartoon series  is coming to television at the end of the year. Not to mention a new book (that I wrote) which is being released November 1st.

If I saw the Met Life folks, I think I would probably say:

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Yes toucan!

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#hehe

Artful

Chelsea Market has displayed fabric wings on one interior wall so tourists can fancy themselves real photographers.

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Works for us locals,  too.

#art #photography

Hey sailor

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Seen on board a Lego recreation of the USS Missouri at Catigny Museum

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Color me skeptical

Pantone, the leading authority on color and color trends, just announced the Color of the Year for 2016.

There are two: Rose Quartz and Serenity.

Pantone says these shades reflect society’s ‘search for peace and tranquility.’

I think someone on the selection committee is having a baby.

 

Core values

There was an ad in the subway today for the latest exhibit at the Museum of Sex, entitled Hard Core: A Century and a Half of Obscene Imagery.

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It’s not that difficult for me to imagine  that such pictures exist,  especially at this particular venue.  But for the museum itself to use the word obscene to describe the art it displays seems like an argument against its own credibility.

Then again, you do have to pay to get in…

So I guess the marketing  department knows what they are doing.

Chalk it up

Chalk drawings on the sidewalks of Manhattan have gotten more professional and more prevalent in the last year.

But I’ve never caught a chalk artist ‘in the act’ until today.

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I know lettering is an art unique to each hand, but I was curious how they made the colors so saturated.

The secret?  Water.  They dip the chalk in water.

I was kinding expecting something…more.