Nelson Shanks is an artist who got the incredible opportunity to paint former President Bill Clinton's official presidential portrait for the National Gallery of Art.
That's quite an honor. So, naturally he decided to stick it to Clinton.
Here in Grand Rapids there's an annual art contest called ArtPrize.
It's a 19-day city-wide art exhibit in which artists display their work for everyone to see. People and a juried panel then vote on which pieces they think are the best and the winners receive $560,000 in cash prizes. There are many mediums, including paintings, drawings, sculpture and even performance art.
One piece was titled
While I don't really understand art, I know that millions of people do. People flock to galleries in droves to get their piece of culture. Well folks, I think art has officially jumped the shark. A performance artist by the name of Marni Kotak decided to give birth in a Brooklyn art gallery as a piece of PERFORMANCE ART.