27.08.15 by Jeff

Bad Day: 12-Year-Old Kid Falls in Museum and Punches Hole Through $1.5 Million Painting

If you’re having a bad day today, just be glad you aren’t this kid. At an art exhibition in Taipei called “Face of Leonardo: Images of a Genius”, a 12-year-old Taiwanese boy tripped and fell into a 350-year-old oil painting by Paolo Porpora, putting his hand right through the artwork. The painting called “Flowers” is valued at $1.5 million. (source)

Hopefully the gallery staff have some duct tape! Photos of the damage below!

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21.11.14 by Jeff

Skate Video of the Day: Skateboarding in Portugal’s Côa Museum

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Part skate video, part architecture video. Featuring skateboarder Jorge Simões and architecture by Camilo Rebelo and Tiago Pimentel. Watch the video below.

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12.11.10 by Jeff

Chris Sollars

This summer Brion Nuda Rosch invited Chris Sollars to the SFMOMA to make works using only materials found within the museum. At no point were museum staff made aware of Sollar’s “residency”.

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Sculpture remade with cigarette and gum from balcony ashtray.

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