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GIF of the Day: Killer Angel 123

2 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

2 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

2 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!

3 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

3 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

3 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?

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

GIF of the Day: Bees and Bombs

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

GIF of the Hump Day comes back next week—it takes quite a while to find those GIFs and we're back logged with other work. In the meantime, Bees and Bombs gets a feature this week with a GIF that has been circulating in our feed lately. Show More Summary

Wednesday Links: Bad Politician Land Art, Cyborg Choreography Trending

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Haha. A sand sculpture of Chris Christie’s infamous beach outing appeared at the Jersey Shore yesterday. [ NBC4 Washington ] In other “portraits of awful leaders turned land art” news, artist Dario Gambarin has plowed a massive portrait of Vladimir Putin into a wheat field ahead of the G20 Summit. Show More Summary

GIF of The Day: AMERICA!

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Hey! It's America's birthday! That means we'll probably have to hold her hair when she inevitably drinks too much and tell her that she's not too old yet, but gently remind her that she really should start growing up and getting her shit together. It also means we won't be posting tomorrow. See you on the other side!

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: How’s About Some Hot Stuff Baby This Evening?

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Happy Fourth of July! Everyone probably has cookout plans, but we've scoured around to find some nice indoor activities for the days you'll be spending sunburnt after the holiday (and even an excuse tonight to be hungover on your day off). Show More Summary

Monday Links: Is Jimmie Durham Rachel Dolezal-ing The Art World?

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Edward Williams has been collecting racist memorabilia and art for years. Now, that collection lives at Theaster Gates' Stony Island Art Bank in Chicago. [Chicago Tribune] David Gray has been using Melbourne's anti-terrorism bollards as art spaces, installing mini-works and shows on the obtrusive concrete blocks around the city. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Monument to Fidget Spinners

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Can we memorialize a thing we don't fully understand? What the hell is the point of these and why are they suddenly everywhere? Let us hope we can someday (sooner rather than later) memorialize this fad because it is dead.

Make Plans For Common Field Convening Los Angeles

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Everyone working in the arts should attend this year's Common Field Convening in November. Members are invited to propose panels, conversation sessions, working groups, workshops, teach-ins, reports from the field, and projects.

Friday Links: The Art World isn’t Changing

3 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Tomorrow is Canada's 150th anniversary. July 4th's coming up too, but we're a little less excited about celebrating that this year given the healthcare debacle and this muslim ban bullshit. [The Internet] Curator salaries are increasing according to a new survey conducted by the Association of Art Museum Directors. Show More Summary

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