Branded to Kill: Rice make me so horny.

BUNKER VISION

Boil Rice, Load Gun, Shoot!

There’s something wonderful about the idea that one of Japan’s most avant-garde films was originally intended to be a second feature for a double bill…
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Scene from a lost world: Deccadance, 1974.

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The Parallel Art Universe of General Idea

By the late 1960s, whatever fun The Art World had promised with pop art was settling back into something more serious and denim-clad. Glamour was…
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BOOKS: Billion Dollar Painter

BOOKS: Billion Dollar Painter

Outta Control: Thomas Kinkade’s Wild Ride in the Straight World

If you asked beginning art students to name a living artist in 1998, the most frequent reply would be Thomas Kinkade. Given the art world’s…
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BUNKER VISION: TV CARNAGE

BUNKER VISION: TV CARNAGE

VHS Nostalgia and TV CARNAGE

Five years ago, when news spread that Harmony Korine was shooting a feature on VHS, it was hailed as an ingenious use of a retro…
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Fellini's La Dolce Vita

BUNKER VISION: La Dolce Vita

THE BIRTH OF THE PAPARAZZI

In a recent documentary called $ellebrity, we are treated to the spectacle celebrities face every time they try to leave their abodes. If a good…
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Heroin Chic, American-Style

Heroin Chic, American-Style

Book Review: Call Me Burroughs: A Life

A search of William Burroughs on Amazon turns up 3,976 items. If you add the word biography to your search, it narrows down to 135…
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I cannibali: It is a crime to remove the bodies

Bunker Vision

The overdue rediscovery of Liliana Cavani

It is often the case that an artist who creates a lifetime of strong work will be known for a single piece. One of the…
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Catherine Deneuve prepares to cast a spell

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The Curious Musicals of Jacques Demy

Now that musicals are getting popular again, it’s a good time to revisit the work of Jacques Demy. Although he is considered part of the…
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Surveillance Camera Players as seen on CCTV

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THE ART OF SURVEILLANCE

With all of the recent excitement about the NSA it seemed like a good time to feature the work of The Surveillance Camera Players. Since…
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WELL-EARNED! Thank you Mr. Rigler

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PATRON OF THE INTANGIBLE

In a world where art is purchased to display as trophies, it can be hard to remember what a real art patron looks like. While…
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