Prada Marfa, A Full Scale Replica of a Prada Boutique In Texas: Art or Advertisement?

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above: A permanent art installation, PRADA MARFA, is under fire by the Texas Department of Transportation who has officially classified the structure as an illegal outdoor advertisement. (photo by Casey McCallister)

Perhaps you’ve heard of Prada Marfa, or at least have seen photos of it. But what exactly is it? Read on to learn all about Prada Marfa. Its history, its venue, why it exists and how you can help save it. Meet some of the talented people who have admired it, exploited it, mocked it and, of course, photographed it. (more…)

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Crystal Punch – Sparkly Pole Dancers & Crystal Clad Boxers By Hip Hop Icon Fab 5 Freddy.

crystal punch by fred braithwaite

The Cosmpolitan Las Vegas, in conjunction with the Art Production Fund, has been featuring the work of Fred Brathwaite (aka Fab 5 Freddy) as the first artist-in-residence at their on site at gallery, the P3 Studio. The show, Crystal Punch, opened on December 15th and will run through March, 2011. (more…)

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Jasper Johns and Tracey Emin Limited Edition 2011 Artist Series Beach Towels

2011 Artist Series Beach Towels

Works on Whatever and The Art Production Fund have just released their 2011 Artist Series Beach Towels whose proceeds go toward funding public art. This year they have reproduced the art of only two artists  – Jasper Johns and Tracey Emin – (as opposed to four in previous years) on the 60″ x 70″ limited edition cotton towels. (more…)

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