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Book review of The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader

This post also appears on the Masters of Media blog, as part of an assignment for the course New Media Theories.

Art comes in a lot of different divisions. Mostly related to a culture, often a critique of an era. The fact that this reader focuses on culture is immediately noticeable from the title. Carrying “Aotearoa” in the title, which is the Maori word for New Zealand, defines a work like The Aotearoa Digital Arts Reader as a true culture based derivative.

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Murakami

One of my favorite Japanese artists, Takashi Murakami, exhibits @ Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin

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The Mickey Tee

Gary Warnett of Crooked Tongues writes a very interesting piece about the Mickey tee, do read.

http://tinyurl.com/m748hd

Mickey Mouse as portrayed by Roen

Mickey Mouse as portrayed by Roen



Supreme Photography

In order to celebrate the excellent work of Terry Richardson, Supreme brings out yet another collaboration.

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via Hypebeast

For the love of God

In order to celebrate my inspiration and motivation for this blog, check out Damien Hirst.

For the love of God. Damien Hirst, 2007

For the love of God. Damien Hirst, 2007

Abraham Obama

"Abraham Obama" Ron English, 2008

"Abraham Obama" Ron English, 2008

In order to celebrate the elect of a new United States president, a powerful drawing made by Ron English.  These two men have more in common than one thinks.