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13 Disturbing Pieces of Art from History

The media gets a lot of criticism for violent and disturbing imagery. Movies, TV, video games, tabletop RPGs, comic books, and various other things have all gone through periods where they’re blamed for exposing children to dark and unsettling things. What people forget is that the media of yesterday — fine art specifically — were [...]

Goya’s "The Third of May, 1808" Rendered in Staples

Tofi Stoler works extensively with staples as her medium. One of her recent works is a recreation of Francisco de Goya’s “The Third of May 1808″, which depicts a massacre of Spaniards by French troops during the Napoleonic Wars. It’s made entirely with staples and superglue. Link via Boing Boing | Goya image: Metropolitan Museum of [...]