Statues Vandalized in NYC Day of Rage
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Statues Vandalized in NYC Day of Rage

New York City, May 6, 2024. In what they called a “Day of Rage,” pro-Palestinian agitators defaced two of New York City’s finest public sculptures, the107th Infantry Memorial and the William Tecumseh Sherman memorial, both located in New York’s Central Park. On that day anti-Israel militants gathered at Hunter College in New York City for a march meant to disrupt…

Pro-Palestine Vandal Destroys Painting of Lord Balfour
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Pro-Palestine Vandal Destroys Painting of Lord Balfour

On March 8, 2024, a woman from the UK group “Palestine Action” completely destroyed a painting created 110 years ago by the famed Anglo-Hungarian painter Philip Alexius de László (1869-1937). The group defines itself as a “direct action network dismantling British complicity with Israeli apartheid.” The vandal attacked László’s 1914 oil painting Arthur James Balfour, housed at the Trinity College…

Gemini: Artificial Intelligence, Danger & Failure
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Gemini: Artificial Intelligence, Danger & Failure

I am one of those artists sounding warnings about the negative impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having on the arts, from painting and drawing to photography, literature, musical composition and performance, as well as the cinematic arts. I was writing a critique of AI when I got word of Google’s latest AI application. My treatise is temporarily delayed, but consider…

Climate Change Vandals Attack US Constitution
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Climate Change Vandals Attack US Constitution

On Feb. 14, 2024, two men from the “Declare Emergency” climate alarmist group, entered the Rotunda of the National Archives in Washington DC at around 2:30 in the afternoon. They pulled bags of red pigment powder from their pockets, spattering the contents over the protective glass encasement covering the US Constitution. The fine talcum-like red pigment soiled the encasement and…

Oprah Winfrey Portrait at the National Portrait Gallery
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Oprah Winfrey Portrait at the National Portrait Gallery

On Dec. 13, 2023, during a ceremony attended by throngs of media reporters, the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in Washington, D.C. unveiled a nearly life-size oil painting of Oprah Winfrey. The painting was created by a 37-year-old Black artist from Chicago named Shawn Michael Warren. The newest painting to grace the National Portrait Gallery was commissioned by the Smithsonian Institution,…