Bob Ross at work, courtesy of mental_floss.
This week at FiveThirtyEight writer Walt Hickey analyzes the late painter Bob Ross’s paintings through the lens of statistical analysis.
As we can see from this bar graph, 85 percent of Bob Ross’s paintings contained at least two trees.
Other stats we learn about from Walt Hickey include:
- 97 percent of Ross’s ocean paintings show waves.
- 66 percent of…
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These GIFs were originally made for Sheroes, a limited run art party in Toronto that hosted performances and screenings responding to a lauded woman. The number of amazing GIFs made for the Dolly Parton themed party is truly astounding, but these by Anthony Antonellis really stand out. That’s partly just because they’re so weird and creepy, but also the motion of these heads really activates…
Saul Steinberg , Dancing Couple, Graphite, colored pencil on paper, 20×14 inches
1st 20 Years, various comix artists and New Yorker contributors (Through May 13th)
Adam Baumgold, 60 East 66th Street
What’s on view: Small drawings, paintings, and sculptures.
Paddy:There’s no press release to explain the organizing principle of this show, and as far as I can tell, it doesn’t have one. Who cares.…
Installation view of Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937. Image courtesy of the Neue Galerie.
Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937 (Through June 30, 2014)
Neue Galerie, 1048 Fifth Avenue
What’s on view: Artworks from the 1937 Degenerate Art exhibition, alongside more traditional Renaissance-style works from the Great German Art Exhibition