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Andrew James Paterson on Publishing Decades of Wisdom and Criticism Today

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Every city should have an Andrew James Paterson. Pity we cannot clone him. Since the late 70s, Toronto-based Paterson has produced a mountain’s worth of material in a mountain range long list of disciplines: from seminal New Wave music...Show More Summary

Wednesday Links: Transphobia, The 00s, Chewbacca Mom Make Comebacks

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83627" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Image of the day: France is burning. By Valery Hache/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images [h/t The New York Times][/caption] The latest news from the surreal hellscape that is our nation’s government is that Trump is banning transgender people from the military. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Creepiest Emoji

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

If you spend enough time looking for a "GIF of the Day" several days a week, you're bound to stumble down some weird rabbit holes online. Trust me, I have seen many a GIF that cannot be unseen. By comparison to so many GIF repositories out there, the originally-titled German GIF website "animated-animations.de" is fairly innocuous. Show More Summary

Summer Camp: A Break For Taxes and Parental Sanity

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

I’m taking a brief summertime break from my AFC column in order to direct the summer programming at “camp mom.” I will be back in the new season with more tips and advice on taxes and personal finance for creative economy workers. In the meantime, in honor of all the AFC working artist parents out there, here’s a post on the tax credit that applies to summer camp.

Tuesday Links: Hélio Oiticica and Peter Schjeldahl Vie for Unpronounceable Name Supremacy

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Following up on our Shark Week coverage, the Discovery Channel aired their “race” of 500 time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps swimming against a Great White Shark, and people are pissed. Obviously, they weren’t going to put Phelps in the water with a shark, but I at least thought there would be a shark. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Super Micro Paint

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Super Micro Paint is a web app that simulates doodling and animation from an alternate timeline in the 1990s. Basically, it's a GIF maker that can make simple drawings resemble lego blocks, stained glass, LED lights, LCD lights and more. Show More Summary

This Week’s Must See Events: Yes, There Are Openings This Week!

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

We're looking at another slow events week, which frankly is a needed change of pace from the insanity the art world puts us through nine months out of the year. I say this because "slow" means there are just enough awesome events for a person to actually see all of them. Show More Summary

Monday Links: Stranger Things Season 2 Trailer is Out!

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Season 2 of Stranger Things starts in October and the trailer is out. Holy. Crap. I don’t know if my post-internet self is designed to wait this long for anything. Related: Strange Genitals. [The Internet] Bubbles the chimpanzee, famous...Show More Summary

Friday Links: Three Links, Lots of Fucking with Numbers

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83583" align="aligncenter" width="640"] City hall[/caption] A guide to New York's affordable housing units. Nice. But remember, landing one of these units is like winning the lottery. It's a fake program designed...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Literally

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Thursday has the absolute worst GIFs of any day of the week. (Obviously nothing can compete with Hump Day, but c'mon!) If I were Thor and this shitty day had been named after me, I would smite the whole damn internet with lightning. Enjoy this pathetic Thursday GIF buffet:

L.A. Art Diary Week Four (Everyone Loves Eames, Erotic Art, and More)

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In his fourth week in Los Angeles, Michael Anthony Farley discovers that there's not enough to do on weekdays and way too much to do on weekends. Here's how he spent the weekend. Everyone loves Ray and Charles Eames, and erotic art. Catch up on Week One, Week Two (and Week Two, Part Two), and Week Three.

Thursday Links: George Bush Painting Pop-Up, $50,000 Fellowships, and Keanu Reeves Art Press

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Israeli student Rotem Bides has generated a major controversy after allegedly stealing items from the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial site in Poland for an artwork. The university has since cancelled the exhibition, and Bides may face prosecution from Poland as well as disciplinary action from the school. Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: Momma Tried

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

I'll admit that the actual GIF by Momma Tried  is perfectly web safe. But it sets up documentation of a NSFW butt tattoo, that might just be the most beautiful inking I've ever seen. This image comes from their tumblr account, whichShow More Summary

Wednesday Links: Damien Hirst Spot T-Shirts for Kids Discontinued

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83553" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Okay, who is buying "I "spot" Damien Hirst" t-shirts for their kids and why???[/caption] This seems pretty big for creatives in Sacramento: $500,000 has been allocated to a pilot program that will fund art, tech and food projects with a public benefit. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Apple’s New Emojis Are Ridiculous

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Apple is always looking to diversify their emoji collections. In the past few updates, we've seen new pictograms specifying everything from lesbian moms to personalized skin tones for emoticons. They ditched the gun emoji. And most usefully, added a taco. Show More Summary

In “The Wig Museum,” Jim Shaw Inaugurates An Institution For The End Of The World

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In the Marciano Art Foundation's The Wig Museum, Jim Shaw combines theatrical sets, beauty culture, the suburban nightmare, apocalyptic imagery and more. It might feel like the end times, but it's a promising start to a new institut...

Tuesday Links: Famous New Media Artist Jeremy Bailey Promises Personalized Exhibition in Your Web Ads

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Baltimore Clayworks, a much-beloved ceramic studio and education nonprofit, is filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy after 37 years. Frustratingly, it seems like the board didn’t cooperate with the community in attempting to resolve their cash flow problems, and instead were relying on a real estate deal that fell through. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Game of Thrones Hairstyle Foreshadowing?

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

I'll try to write this up with the least amount of spoilers possible. The internet is abuzz with speculation that a detail caught by some eagle-eyed Game of Thrones viewers might allude to a dark plot twist in the future. Of course, fans backed up their theories in GIF form [h/t Buzzfeed]. Show More Summary

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Virtual Reality Exhibitions and Cyberdefense Workshops

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

The tight stuff and the right stuff at tonight's special event with @babycastles --@di_mo_da @micahnotfound @moisesnotfound @akaprash @princessgollum and many more superstars 7-10pm Only @vrworldnyc #virtuallyexcited #actuallyexcited A...Show More Summary

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