Design geek street-art: Pantone 279C.
Un-Dada: For such a great show, what a cheesy promotion: you too can register at MoMA to win a sterling-silver Dada-inspired necklace or bracelet, including one inscribed with the slogan “Art is dead! Dada Triumphs!”
Agit-crop: In my other life as a political blogger, I can’t stay away from art, as demonstrated by this piece about politically charged seed-art at the Minnesota State Fair, which includes crop-art depictions of George Bush as Popeye (“Addicted to Oyl”) and portraits of Che Guevara and Malcolm X.
Feds investigate Kinkade: “America’s most collected living artist,” Thomas “Painter of Light” Kinkade is reportedly under investigation by the FBI after allegations were raised that “some of his top executives fraudulently induced investors to open galleries and then ruined them financially.”