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Comment Archives: Stories: A&E: A&E Feature

Re: “Darien Long is gone but not forgotten at Metro Mall

Yes Eric , it is any individual's fault for
How they act. You can preach product of environment as much as you want, if someone wants to be better they can be.
And what a judgmental asshole right? How could he know so much about a person after ten mins of video? Because that ten minutes was incredibly telling. That woman is not fit to be a mother , period. Watch it again a few times until you can see that.
Also, knocking off and counterfeiting is both wrong. Whoever said the music industry enforces copyrights, they try. But we get fucked. Everyone steals what they can, and it hurts more than you know. Copyright infringement is wrong. Spend 99 cents on a song, you spend five on a coffee. As if all artists are jay z gaga level, and as if engineers don't need to pay bills either.
Ignorant fucks.

Posted by yourewrong on 03/31/2014 at 12:33 AM

Re: “Sumptuary makes art out of tax on sin

All SUMPTUARY events are private parties for the arts. Please send an email to sumptuary.arts@gmail.com to RSVP and join the guest list for all SUMPTUARY programming from March 20th – April 21st 2014.

Posted by Maggie Ginestra on 03/28/2014 at 1:27 PM

Re: “Sumptuary makes art out of tax on sin

As a local artist in Atlanta,I think this is a fantastic idea & am looking forward to the array of events.The more support WE have as locals see what we are about the better the city shall be Support local Art& Artist's!!! Weile Art Center,1824 Murphy Ave,Atlanta G.A. [404]587-7056 Thank You !!

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Posted by Paul Weile on 03/18/2014 at 2:06 PM

Re: “Darien Long is gone but not forgotten at Metro Mall

What a terrible euphemism: "peculiar authenticity"

Posted by Jan Doe on 12/29/2013 at 6:11 PM

Re: “Hashtags for fine art at the newly minted Low Museum

Again with the Millennial bashing? Really?

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Posted by Ronald Shanderson on 12/26/2013 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Bitter about the South

Get off our backs, elsavio !

This stuff is not as clear-cut as you make it out to be.

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Posted by lwc30326 on 10/30/2013 at 4:56 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

Did you guys even read the story? or are you utterly dense? Clearly, "bitter" refers to Patterson Hood's "duality of the southern thing," i.e. loving a place and its people but still being critical of many aspects of the culture, e.g. the still-pervading racism, ignorance, and stupidity of would-be neo-Confederates. Is it really all that difficult to understand?

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Posted by elsavio438fe6 on 10/30/2013 at 4:29 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

His picture looks like Roseanne Barr's ex, Tom Arnold.

Maybe they’re "bitter" because some white southerners are still bitter about losing the War.

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Posted by lwc30326 on 10/30/2013 at 12:25 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

What the South needs more of: purple prose written by upper-middle-class white people.

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Posted by highnoon on 10/25/2013 at 12:31 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

JR, it's probably partly a pun...since they started out writing about cocktails.

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Posted by nerdtak on 10/25/2013 at 12:15 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

I have no damned idea what you're talking about. Do you?

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Posted by George Chidi on 10/24/2013 at 8:41 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

Farcical white guilt is always a guaranteed sell.

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Posted by Matt on 10/23/2013 at 7:54 PM

Re: “Bitter about the South

I like the idea and the little I saw of the site but why the word bitter?

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Posted by The Gorgeous JR on 10/22/2013 at 2:51 PM

Re: “Paper Frank's beautiful dark twisted reality

I wonder why PBR didn't accept his submission...

Posted by tater.salad on 08/22/2013 at 1:40 AM

Re: “Paper Frank's beautiful dark twisted reality

Not a fan of his type of artwork/craftsmanship in the size of a mural but t-shirts and paintings work. He probably made a killing selling those paintings in BK...to those hipsters and brand nubians. Nothing like being a "different" black artist to market yourself...

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Posted by The Gorgeous JR on 08/21/2013 at 4:48 PM

Re: “JR faces Atlanta

facts...

Sam Flax does donate some materials, and they receive a small thank you in LW press materials for it— along side a couple dozen other local businesses.

To my knowledge, LW has received zero dollars of tax money in the form of grants or any other payment.

I don't know about flax's relationship with the OCA, cant find any mention of it on the internets, but I can tell you that projects like livingwalls and dodekapus can't happen without the ardent support of people like Lionel.

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Posted by zedsmith on 08/20/2013 at 11:34 AM

Re: “JR faces Atlanta

i'm sorry that living walls didn't accept your mural proposal, photon.

get better and try again next year.

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Posted by wesleywhatwhat on 08/20/2013 at 9:11 AM

Re: “JR faces Atlanta

@zedsmith- Maybe you should get sponsored by your local charter junior high school as you have poor reading comprehension skills. Hey moron, sponsoring also means donating materials, which is done in exchange for marketing and advertising purposes and to increase revenue of the sponsor. That you are A-OK with one of the directors of a so-called non-profit who works directly with an Atlanta government agency (this time in the guise of "cultural affairs") and who receive tax funded grants also benefiting his personal business thanks to this endeavor shows your lack of understanding of ethics. I am personally not comfortable with this and makes me doubt the sincerity of a program like Living Walls. Don't get me wrong, artists, art workers, and business owners have every right to profit handsomely, but using your position on the board of directors at an arts non-profit to covertly benefit your for-profit business is kinda tacky. This is just a small issue within all of the ones I see with the LW "concepts." Shit like this is the same reason why an organization like Eyedrum is in the skids. Receiving a 10,000 grant and there's nothing to show for it, and their credibility is lost, thanks in no small part to the idiots seating on the board who use their position to benefit themselves, stroke the ego of the alcoholism addled Woody Cornell and creating drama instead of creating a credible art programming. This is where I see LW heading in the future.

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Posted by photon on 08/20/2013 at 7:51 AM

Re: “JR faces Atlanta

sponsors actually means they spend money, not receive money— maybe you should look into getting sponsored by merriam-webster.

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Posted by zedsmith on 08/20/2013 at 6:38 AM

Re: “JR faces Atlanta

@zedsmith- SOME at Living Walls are profiting. That they have volunteers has nothing to do with this. Hey man, people in this town will throw fundraisers and donate to the cause of private for-profit businesses all the time, so why would this be a surprise? One of the sponsors for the event? Sam Flax, purveyors of the famous Montana aerosol spray favored by street artists both genuine and wannabes around the nation. Guess who is one of the directors of this years LW?

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Posted by photon on 08/19/2013 at 10:51 PM

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