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Oil Paintings by Paco Pomet Brighten Vintage Scenes with Satirical Elements in Color

 Art #humor #oil painting #painting #satire #social commentary #surreal February 10, 2022 Grace Ebert “A Prequel” (2021), oil on canvas, 100 x 150 centimeters. All images © Paco Pomet Succeeding his series of paintings titled Beginnings, Paco Pomet’s Endings applies a similarly satirical veil to his provocative and outlandish scenarios: a cleaved camper reveals …

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Blip: A Minimal Animation about Screen Addictions Unleashes a Barrage of Pings and Notifications

 Animation #short film #social commentary #social media #technology #video December 17, 2021 Grace Ebert  We’ve all been there: spending the entire day scrolling through social, responding to texts and DMs and email, descending into internet rabbit holes, and just generally escaping the world through our devices. A quirky, 2D animation titled “Blip” by …

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Subversively Embroidered Money and Penny Sculptures Question Historical Narratives

 Art #coins #embroidery #metal #money #politics #sculpture #social commentary March 18, 2021 Grace Ebert From Insurrection Bills. All images © Stacey Lee Webber, shared with permission Throughout 2020, Stacey Lee Webber developed Insurrection Bills, a revisionary collection of United States currency overlaid with subversive stitches: flames envelop monuments, a wall is left unfinished, and …

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