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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

GIF of the Day: Killer Angel 123

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This GIF comes from Tumblr user Killer Angel 123. It feels like a fitting postcard from the internet if you're feeling summertime blues. Isn't #FOMO resentment slowly killing us all? I blame the advent of the Instagram "story" featu...

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: A Hot (In A Good Way) New Fair

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

While the big galleries are still at the beach, the city's museums and artist-run initiatives continue to keep us on our toes. Case and point: the Whitney's opening the first US retrospective of Brazilian art/activism pioneer Hélio Oiticica on Friday. Show More Summary

Tuesday Links: African Filmmaker Assaulted, Chelsea Manning DNA Portraits, and Homeless GPS Tracking

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83471" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Paul Fusco, from Robert Kennedy Funeral Train, USA (1968) © Paul Fusco/Magnum Photos. Courtesy International Center of Photography[/caption] Paul Fusco's photograph of mourners watching Robert F. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Adam Pizurny + GIF Apps!

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Not sure how I missed this, but the New York Times ran a story in June listing all the ways you can insert GIFs into your conversations faster. These include keyboard apps with GIF short cuts like Google's Gboard, and PopKey, plus the GIPHY website. Show More Summary

Why Mid-Tier Galleries Leave New York

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

As an artist who moved out of New York City, I’m not alone in finding new energy, inspiration and freedom. My move was from Brooklyn to Asheville, North Carolina. But when I noticed multiple long-established New York galleries also making such moves, it surprised me. Don’t galleries have to stay close to collectors?

Monday Links: Text SF MoMA to Receive Images You Don’t Want

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83463" align="aligncenter" width="640"] This is what the SF MoMA robot thinks clouds look like. The photograph is by Paul Strand[/caption] The Art Southampton and Art Hampton fairs won’t be running this summer. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: What Is Love?

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This GIF combines two of my alltime favorite things from 1993—Star Trek: The Next Generation and Haddaway's club banger "What is Love"—by superimposing Riker, Picard, and Data onto the Night at the Roxbury guys. Amazing.

L.A. Art Diary: Week Two, Part Two

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Michael Anthony Farley continues his L.A. tour. Artist Megan Gordon shows him around Chinatown, a champagne bus strands him at the beach, and drag queens get patriotic.

Friday Links: Apply For $589/Month Housing in Williamsburg

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

People finding “Accidental Wes Anderson” locations is the best new internet trend. [ My Modern Met ] Housing lotteries open this week for two new affordable housing buildings in Williamsburg, where rents start at $589/month. Definitely worth the long-shot of applying. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Happy Birthday Frida Kahlo, José María Velasco Gómez, and Juan O’Gorman

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This is crazy, but three of Mexico's most celebrated painters—Juan O'Gorman, Frida Kahlo, and José María Velasco Gómez—all share July 6th as their birthday. Another fun fact/GIF gleaned from Museo Nacional de Arte INBA's Facebook pa...

L.A. Art Diary: Week Two, Part One

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Michael Anthony Farley continues his exploration of Los Angeles and its art scene. His first week of adventures can be found here.

Thursday Links: The Holodeck Has Arrived

5 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Whoa. Artist Joanie Lemercier has developed a projection mapping technique that allows for true 3-D video to be projected into space, far better than existing hologram technology. [Facebook] As the G20 Conference approaches 1000 art zombies took over the city of Hamburg Germany to protest political apathy. Show More Summary

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