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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Friday Links: Three Links, Lots of Fucking with Numbers

2 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

2 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)

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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?

2 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

2 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

Monday Links: Cindy Cheng Wins Sondheim Prize, “Art Barbie” Fails to Win Art Battle L.A.

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83514" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Frida Davidsson, winner of Art Battle Los Angeles. Image via @fridadavidssonart Instagram, [h/t artnet News][/caption] There's now a booming outlet for fanfic, including...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Meet Arató András, Star of Many Memes

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

The Independent recently published a profile of Arató András, the enthusiastic Hungarian stock photo model who became the star of countless seizure-inducing memes. Apparently he became a model on a fluke, after posting a vacation selfie that attracted the attention of some stock photo photographers. The rest, as they say, is history.

Surprising, And Some Unsurprising, Findings About Where NYC’s Artists Live

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

A new study from the Center for an Urban Future looks at where artists live in New York City. What neighborhoods in New York City are losing artists? Gaining them? Those answers aren't surprising. But the dominance of pricey Uptown Manhattan nabes (in terms of total artist populations) certainly is.

Friday Links: Dietary Restrictions of Warhol Thieves Remain a Mystery

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Sir Carter and Rumi 1 month today. ?????????????????????????????????????????????????? A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:10pm PDT Thieves have made off with seven out of ten 1968 Warhol soup can paintings on display at the Springfield Art Museum in Missouri. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: DNA is the New Blockchain

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

DNA is the hereditary material in humans and is also it turns out a great medium for archiving data and, um, making animated GIFs. The goal of scientists isn't to make a bunch of short looped movies, though, but to one day use DNA as a biological recorder that will keep track of cells and changes in the environment. Show More Summary

L.A. Art Diary: Week Three

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In which Michael Anthony Farley visits an artist residency in a 1939 modernist apartment building, gets lost on his way to a craft fair for witches, dances in a feminist rap video, and tries yoga for the first time.

Thursday Links: Goddess Statue Needs Head, Art Dealer Gone Wild

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

A sign that really rich people are getting richer: the public spaces in their new condos are decorated with art by the latest up and comers. These are the kind of stories that make me want to poke my eyes out. (Who cares if rich people...Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: Beard Boobs Shouldn’t Exist

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Okay, I don't know whose face this is, but I wish it hadn't been grafted onto this woman's boobs. Yuck. Yuck. Yuck.

Wednesday Links: Social Climbers and Liars Can Suck It

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Thomas Campbell, having been forced out of his position of Director due to budget woes and inappropriate romantic relationships, tells the Art Newspaper he left because he'd done everything right and there was nothing left to do. Sure buddy. Show More Summary

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