The Gutter’s own Carol Borden has a lot to say about Travis Stevens movie blending horror, Surrealism and Greek tragedy, A Wounded Fawn (USA, 2022). “Travis Stevens’A Wounded Fawn is entirely my thing. It’s a nice mix of art house and genre, which is one of my favorite […]
Marya E. Gates has some thoughts on Andrew Dominik’s Blonde (2022), Marilyn Monroe, and the photography of Weegee. “Weegee would take this idea of distorted reality even further with his doctored images of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, warping them ever so slightly, enough so that they feel off […]
The Gutter’s own Carol watches Peter Strickland’s new movie, Flux Gourmet (UK, 2022)! Sonic Catering! Sounds generated by food preparation! Art collectives! Gwendoline Christie in magnificent outfits! Digestive issues! Read more here.
At Storming The Ivory Tower, Sam Keeper has a thoughtful essay on AI-generated art. “Much of the art, though, comes from interpretive ambiguity that both the prompter-curator is faced with and must make decisions about in terms of culling and framing images, and which the end viewer is […]
Takashi Murakami talks about how the pandemic and the online world influenced his art. “Murakami’s interest in the metaverse during the pandemic accelerated whilewatching his son and daughter, 11 and 8 years old, respectively, play the Nintendo video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. His daughter was admiring fireworks […]
The Universtiy of Oregon has a sweet collection of calligraphy fragments. “This exhibition introduces two gems of UO’s collection of Japanese calligraphy: the album of calligraphy known as tekagami in the collection of the Knight Library Special Collections and UO Archives (SCUA), containing a total of 319 examples; […]