ComPost: Art

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 04/04/2014

George W. Bush’s eerie, amazing, creepy paintings of Putin, cats and beyond -- an analysis

It’s worth a thousand words.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:42 PM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Bush, paintings

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/11/2014

The real question about Woody Allen

You have to draw your own line.

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Tags:  Art, woody allen

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Tunnel Vision, Blurred Lines -- when is it art, and when is it just nudity?

Can we do something different, please?

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:11 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Why a woman attacked Gauguin painting at National Gallery

A few possible explanations

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:49 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  art, primitivism

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 03/02/2011

John Galliano, Mel Gibson, Charlie Sheen -- poison and poetry

Oscar Wilde once said that "The fact of a man's being a poisoner is nothing against his poetry." But watching the fallout from John Galliano's pro-Hitler, anti-Semitic rant, I have to wonder whether that's still the case. One of the...

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:52 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Epic Failures, Petri | Tags:  Galliano, art, oops

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 02/01/2011

Brilliant, Google Art Project! The only bad thing about museums is museums!

Google has just launched something called the Google Art Project, an online museum- going tool. True to form, Google has figured out the truth about us regular museum- going tools: The only thing we don't like about visiting museums...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:29 PM ET, 02/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Big Deals, Big Deals, Big Deals | Tags:  Google, art, awareness

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 01/18/2011

Regis Philbin, Ricky Gervais, and the lost art of hosting

Regis Philbin announced today that he was retiring from Live with Regis and Kelly. (By John Paul Filo -- Cbs) There are so few good hosts left nowadays. I recently read a letter to Ask Amy inquiring if it was...

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:54 PM ET, 01/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Epic Failures, Epic Failures, Epic Failures | Tags:  art, hosts, kids these days

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 12/30/2010

Geraldine Doyle and Rosie the Riveter

Today marked the passing of Geraldine Doyle, the woman whose face served as the model for Rosie the Riveter. She clearly led a long and full life, but amidst the reports of her demise, one detail of this story stuck...

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:30 PM ET, 12/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri, Petri | Tags:  RIP, art