’Twas a few weeks before Christmas, and all through Zionsville, Indiana's Thomas Kinkade Gallery, Many creatures were stirring, shoppers out for Small Business Saturday...
"What sort of person would steal Christ?" asked gallery owner Barbara Jennings.
Categories: Quickies Bible Verses That Atheists Love – I like some Bible verses, but they’re usually the creepy ones. The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America’s Favorite Painter – “Thomas Kinkade’s death shocked his legions of fans—not only had the Painter of Light died at 54, but the cause was alcohol and Valium. Show More Summary
Thomas Kinkade’s death shocked his legions of fans—not only had the Painter of Light died at 54, but the cause was alcohol and Valium. How did the Evangelical Darling fall so far?
In the past, an ideal neighborhood was a cozy, mostly homogenous Thomas Kinkade painting come to life, complete with the helpful postman and pie-making grandmother from across the street. You went out to the brand-name grocer in your brand-name car. Show More Summary
This week, Peggy Guggenheim troubles, bell hooks on Beyoncé, Marianne Boesky on art, an unknown genius of Art Deco, lack of diversity at the National Gallery of Art, ruining Thomas Kinkade, and more.
Unlike every art pundit phoning in an internet review of George Bush's painting exhibition in Dallas, I actually flew down to the Big D last week to see them for myself. The exhibition is at his presidential library on the SMU campus. Show More Summary
On the market for $2.45M, this 7,470-square-foot "majestic castle" in Chattanooga, Tenn., offers the rare chance to own a home that looks like it's straight out of the invariably—well, almost invariably—bucolic world...
For a series entitled Wars on Kinkade, digital artist Jeff Bennett, aka Alien Artisan, takes the decidedly benign pastoral landscape paintings of American mass-market painter Thomas Kinkade and turns them into surreal sci-fi scenes by adding Star Wars characters and vehicles. Click here to view the entire series. [via Twisted Sifter]
Even if you aren’t familiar with the name Thomas Kinkade, you’re familiar with his paintings. He was known as the “Painter of Light” and he painted realistic, idyllic subjects, often of nature or the countryside. Jeff Bennett has created the “War of Kinkade” series, which blends Kinkade works with Star Wars. [via Tiefighters]
Wars on Kinkade is a collection of Star Wars crossover art that pits Imperial invaders against the self-proclaimed Master of Light’s idyllic cottages that somehow no one ever actually inhabits.
Artist Jeff Bennett’s aptly named series Wars on Kinkade is just what it sounds like. The artist has edited famous Thomas Kinkade paintings, featuring their once iconic and serene scenes ablaze and under attack by Stormtroopers. The end result is both disturbing and humorous.
Thomas Kinkade was known for painting borderline eery scenes of gardens, streams, cottages and villages. Roland Deschane from Devian art has taken some of his classics and brilliantly incorporated Star Wars art into them. Here are three of our favorites from his collection. [Check out other mash ups on Ronald's page via Kottke]
Artwork via Co.Design The saccharine legacy of Thomas Kinkade, whose paintings of warmly lit cottages you might recognize if you've ever been to the living room of a retired schoolmarm, has finally been made fit for modern tastes, and all...
In what has to be called a spiritual sibling to ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies,’ artist Jeff Bennett has set out to make his own helpful additions to the works of the late Thomas Kinkade and his company – AT-AT walkers and star destroyers, among other things. Show More Summary
Owning a Thomas Kinkade painting is the middle-aged equivalent of plastering the Starry Night poster all over your college dorm room — it’s been done before. But … Read More
Hold hands with your Gameboy and watch Benedict Cumberbatch do his best Chewbacca impression for Harrison Ford. Movember mustache tips, mundane UFOs, and Thomas Kinkade paintings improved by Star Wars are all waiting for you in today's Geekolinks!
The work of late American painter Thomas Kinkade, self-described “Painter Of Light,” is among the most highly collected in the country, making him a ubiquitous if not always revered painter. But to a certain extent that’s because his...Show More Summary
Thomas Kinkade, master of the innocuous cottage paintings with warm, candle-lit windows and fluffy clouds just got upgraded with Star Wars. Watch as a batch of Stormtroopers set Kinkade's world ablaze in this astounding upgrade. Read more...
Artist Jeff Bennett has created Wars On Kincade, a series of famous paintings by the late Thomas “Painter of Light” Kinkade with epic Star Wars themes added in. You can view more on deviantART. images via rolanddeschane submitted via Laughing Squid Tips