Tag Archives: Art and Film

Saturday morning comic: Adam and Andy

James Asal Click on the comic strip to enlarge.

ADAM & ANDY is set in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, CT. You can learn more about this strip by visiting, adamandandy.com.

Modern art or sex toy

Paul McCarthy, International Contemporary Art Fair, ParisThe City of Lights has been given a gigantic butt plug Christmas Tree by contemporary American artist, Paul McCarthy. Erected outside Place Vendôme, it is the centerpiece of the International Contemporary Art Fair.

I suppose Paris should consider themselves fortunate.  Check out McCarthy’s installation in Hong Kong here.

Community Goya mural in Copley Square

Santander Bank Goya Public Mural

SANTANDER BANK HOSTS “PAINT-BY-GOYA” EVENT IN COPLEY SQUARE

Oct. 18th and Oct 19th   from 11am – 3pm in Copley Square

Attention art lovers.  James Weinberg, a local artist, has been commissioned to replicate Goya’s painting “The Parasol” on a gigantic 8′ x 12′ canvas and you are invited to help contribute to this signature piece by following a numerical color key and adding corresponding colors to this piece of community art.

The community “Paint-By-Goya” mural is inspired by the 170 paintings, prints, and drawings of Goya’s work that are included in the exhibition “Goya: Order and Disorder” on view at the MFA now through January 19, 2015.

Mount Gay rum now on Harrison

Mount Gay RumA week or two ago this advertisement for Mount Gay Rum was painted on a rather decrepit single story commercial building in my neighborhood. I kind of dig it and think of it as street art.  What do you think? I wish there were more painted building advertisements like this around Boston.

MFA Boston free on Columbus Day

Museum of Fine Arts BostonMonday, October 13th The Museum of Fine Arts Boston will be open and free to the public.

The  MFA would like to invite you to spend Columbus Day visiting their exhibit “Goya: Order and Disorder” or checking out their eye popping, “Hollywood Glamour” exhibit that includes glittering gems and gowns.  More information about the MFA Free Fall Open House, here.

Saturday morning comic

ADAM & ANDY is set in the fictional New England town of Woodfield, CT. Below are the past week’s comic from James Asal.

Click on the comic strip stories below to enlarge. James Asal Adam and Andy by James AsalAdam and Andy by James AsalAdam and Andy by James AsalAdam and Andy by James Asal

You can learn more about this strip by visiting,  adamandandy.com.

Paint OUT Loud: The dancing witches of Salem

Go Out LoudWicked Art Bar and Go Out Loud are hosting a night of painting and sipping at Finz in Salem, MA next Tuesday on October 14th.

The cost for the event is $35 and only a handful of seats remain so don’t hesitate if interested.  Don’t worry if you’ve never held a paint brush, they will provide  the supplies and there is an instructor on hand to help you create your masterpiece on a 16×20 canvas.

Doors open at 6:30pm, painting instruction starts promptly at 7:00pm. Link here to learn more and to register – Hurry!