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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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

7 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

7 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

7 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?

7 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

7 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.

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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

7 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!

7 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

7 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

7 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

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