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NYC Art Formula

February 2, 2018

What’s makes great art in NYC? For most trendy results follow these basic rules.

1. Got to be big. Pompous and inflated is good. If it takes up a complete room, better.
2. Has to be generic surrealism, or dada, 100 years after that art genre was relevant. But the art media has to pretend its fresh, today, and now, not a reflection of two world wars!
3. Make sure the art is incomprehensible. Then when people ask you the artist what it means, you can be smug like they don’t get it, but you do.
4. Keep the art a secret between these 3: rich patron, gallery owner, and artist. The point is to scam the patron. Pretend only you and he can share the secret of why the art is worth such an inflated price. You are in the know!
5. Never consider any art that is useful such as, book illustrations, comic book artists, cartoon art, online art, fashion illustrations, digital art, graffiti and street art, poster/flyer art, architectural illustrations, etc.
6. Do everything you can to block the new art ideas of the art revolution sweeping the country, or any of it’s progressive ideas in any other arts.

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Musea’s Art Contest for week of 12/14/11

December 14, 2011

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
There is always room for a Beatle question and this one is a fun one. My range singing is almost exactly 2 octaves. I think John Lennon of the Beatles could BEAT that. My claim for the highest John note on a Beatle record is probably the falsetto at the end of In My Life (any one know for sure?) But this week’s contest question for the prize is about the low end of his range: what Beatle recording has John’s lowest note?
IS: The low “G” he sang on “I’m a Loser”. It’s at the end of the verses.
There was no eligible winner. Seems y’all’s Beatle knowledge hit all time lows too. I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or my NEWEST cd CALLED ‘THIRDS” (May ‘07) or my MORE NEWEST cd Called “FOUR-TH” ‘08 or my Just RELEASED MOST NEWEST cd CALLED ‘5-TH’(Nov.’09)( one of the 5 CD set). Hunkasaurus.com (has them all plus videos and more) if you are the first to E-MAIL ME AT THIS ADDRESS: tom-hendricks @ att.net(remove blanks of course) with the correct answer to this art question.

FINE PRINT: The CD prize is only available to those with mailing addresses in the US. Foreign winners will have to settle for the miniscule fame alone, and the satisfaction of a job well done. But don’t forget you can listen to all the music on the website, whether you won or lost – and I’d be glad if you did!

When you think of the American cities with the best architecture, these four come to mind. There’s Chicago that started skyscrapers, New York, Gotham of course, Los Angeles on the coast, and…. Well according to one architecture study, the fourth most notable architecture city in the US is this small 50,000 pop. town! Say what? Name this small American town with the great architecture.

Readers, IF you like these puzzles and would like to resend them to friends, post them on any newsgroup, or any website, please do so. The more the merrier! For tons of past quizzes go to, the musea website at musea.us or the Musea blog at musea.wordpress.com And don’t forget the music/videos at hunkasaurus.com http://www.Myspace.com/Musead(New Friends welcome) http://www.youtube.com/TomHendricksMusea (all my videos)

Tom Hendricks (editor of the 17 year old zine Musea) http://www.Musea.us ZINE, Named one of the best ZINES by UTNE magazine. Featured on ROCKETBOOM) http://www.Hunkasaurus.com MUSIC, 5 full CD’s of free Post-Bands Music) http://www.Musea.wordpress.com BLOG for Musea, Art Contests, Weekly E-mail Messages)
Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 19 year old zine Musea)


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