In the documentary Meeting Gorbachev, Herzog finds nostalgia for a lost past.
The Radical Proposition of Dan Robbins
Andy Warhol was fascinated by the concept that an image that could be reproduced in millions of versions, while Robbins fabricated this concept. Big difference.
The Legacy of Dan Robbins, the Man Who Taught Us to Paint by Numbers
When Dan Robbins passed away last week at the age of 93, many people paused to remember a man who made painting fun for the masses.
Other Plastic Marvels by the Creator of the Pink Flamingo
He’s most recognized for helping to dot the yards of US suburbs with shocking pink plastic flamingos — the exemplar of kitsch that rose from its resin roots to become the “ambassador of the American lawn” and even a “signpost for the transgression of social and cultural convention.”
An Encyclopedia of Kitsch
LOS ANGELES — It took a while for me to actually sit down and stop flipping through the channels and start leafing through Sara Cwynar’s gorgeous book, The Kitsch Encyclopedia.
Contemplating Kitsch in Provincetown
I would never have paid any attention to Kennedy Gallery and Studios if Michele hadn’t wanted to stop at Box Lunch, down the alley in the back. But she did. So I waited on Commercial Street with the bikes and found myself in front of the gallery actually looking at picture after picture of sunny skies and blue sea, sailboats and lighthouses, elegant Cape Cod homes and sunbathers.