Eyeteeth

Blog URL: http://eyeteeth.blogspot.com/

A journal of incisive ideas.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: art, media, politics, activism, street-art, progressive, graffiti, sustainability, environment

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Bits: 01.31.12 on Jan 31, 2012 • This weekend is the last for the 2012 Art Shanty Projects, in which artists transform icefishing shanties into creative hubs for community. Read my piece about it at the Walker website.  • Accra Shepp on why he started photographing...



Found art: Striped tree on Jan 9, 2012...



Memories of Marfa: "I smell like a campfire" on Jan 2, 2012File under: Found art (of sorts).I found this note in Craig Phillips' studio last week. Craig is a "media concierge and analogue bon vivant" and, most importantly, host of MAKESH!T, a weekly art-making get-together in St. Paul. He tells me he kept a...



3 from '11: Ai Weiwei, Nadia Plesner, John Yang on Jan 1, 2012With 2011 gone, I'll spare you the self-serving top-10 list. But in the spirit of self-reflection, I have been looking back at the year at Eyeteeth. What I noticed: the most-read stories weren't really the best ones. And the best ones weren't really.



After Plesner, Vuitton sues Warner Bros. on Dec 31, 2011Luxury bagmaker Louis Vuitton is at it again. After unsuccessfully suing Danish artist Nadia Plesner for copyright infringement for depicting an Audra bag in her large-scale painting Darfurnica, the  company is suing Warner Brothers for trademar...



Bits: 12.27.11 on Dec 27, 2011 in bits, yoan capoteStress (Monumental), Yoan Capote• Via @dansinker, a 1995 news report on how the CIA "used American modern art--including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko--as a weapon in the Cold War...