Alix Sloan Curates “Awakened” (Benefitting Adopt A Pet) at AFA in NYC

Posted by The G on September 24, 2012 under Artsy Fartsy | Be the First to Comment

Photos by G.  Various Artists.

Alix Sloan and Joshua Petker

Alix Sloan poses in front of Joshua Petker’s art at “Awakened” in NYC. Now through September 29, 2012.

Alix Sloan is one busy lady!  In addition to curating the exhibit “Awakened,” which is showing at AFA in New York to benefit Adopt A Pet, she’s also released her first book – “Pet Sitter” – with Amy Eyrie.   A portion of the proceeds of sales from “Pet Sitter” will be donated to Adopt A Pet.

Travis Louie

Travis Louie

The exhibit “Awakened” features animal-themed art from over 70 artists, including many According2g favorites such as Joshua Petker, Travis Louie, Aaron Smith, Jason D’Aquino, Paul Richard, Charles Addams, Maurice Sendak, Tim Burton and Dr. Seuss.  You can see the full list of participating artists on Sloan Fine Art’s official website.

Jason D'Aquino

Jason D’Aquino

Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss

Maurice Sendak

Maurice Sendak

These photos are just a small sample of the art displayed on the 2 floor gallery, located at 54 Greene Street in Manhattan.

“Awakened” will run through September 29, 2012.

“Pet Sitter” by Amy Eyrie and Alix Sloan is out now.

The Richest Dead Celebrities of 2010

Posted by The G on October 27, 2010 under GNN | Be the First to Comment

Photo and autograph courtesy of the G Archives.

Dr. Seuss' autograph. #7 richest dead celeb of 2010.

There are many reasons I don’t read or listen to the news.  This is one of those reasons….

Since I happened by this tidbit on CNN, I figured I’d share the morbidness with you.  It is almost Halloween after all…

1. Michael Jackson, $275 million

2. Elvis Presley, $60 million

3. author J.R.R. Tolkien, $50 million

4. Peanuts cartoonist Charles M. Schulz $33 million

5. John Lennon, $17 million

John Lennon by Mr. Brainwash. #5 top earning dead celeb of 2010.

6. author Stieg Larsson, $15 million

7. Dr. Seuss, $11 million

8.  Albert Einstein, $10 million

9. New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, $8 million

10. songwriter Richard Rodgers, $7 million

11. Jimi Hendrix, $6 million

12. Steve McQueen, $6 million

13. Aaron Spelling, $5 million

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