A couple more exciting interesting images have been circulating through the Tumblr universe. The first a bustier trotted out at this summer at “The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk,” at the Montreal’s Musée des Beaux-Arts. The knitted autopsy is the work of Canadian multimedia artist Cadace Couse and appeared […]
Archive | September, 2011
The Haniwa All-Stars were a delightfully bizarre 1980s musical freak show, created by master drummer and musical provocateur Kiyohiko Senba. While their musical style was all over the map, their costuming was consistent: pajamas or nurse uniforms. Guitarist and fellow experimentalist Henry Kaiser describes on the Mutant Sounds blog thusly: “Many of the members are big pop […]
We’ve been all about driving safety as we prep for the 9/30 car crash show in SF and our Halloween weeend show in LA, so video just clicked in the clickiest way. Via LaughingSquid: Drive Recklessly” by The Midnight Show is a hilariously twisted driver safety PSA spoof that offers a scenario in which striking a pedestrian […]
HALLOWEEN HIGHWAY 2 with Art of Bleeding and Friends Friday, October 28, 8:00pm – 10:30 Saturday, October 29, 8:00pm – 10:30 Sunday, October 30, 8:00pm – 10:30 Steve Allen Theater 4773 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90027 This Halloween weekend, The Art of Bleeding will once again transform the Steve Allen Theater parking lot into […]
Googling for “Medical Paintings” the other day turned up these kitschy wonders painted by artist Bob Byerley. Aside from a colossal sentimentality that makes Norman Rockwell look like George Grosz, Byerley’s undeniable technical skills have helped make his paintings a hot Red State commodity. Taking a cue, no doubt, from fellow conservative artist/entrepreneur Thomas Kinkade self-styled “Painter […]
These two images “The First Attempt to Treat Cancer with X-Rays” and “Insertion of a Tube” were painted by Georges Chicotot, doctor, and one of the world’s first specialists in radiology. They are on display at he Musee de l’Assistance Publique, Hopitaux de Paris.
I shot these a while back while visiting the Musée Dupuytren at the University of Paris medical school and thought I’d share them here. The museum itself is somewhat hard to find (some medical students queried nearby had no idea it existed) and is entered through a series of cluttered academic offices. I was happy […]