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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: The Accidental Dick Pic That Swallows a Man Whole

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

What started out as an innocent search for drawn nipples ended up in a world of Hentai images that would disturb even the likes of Robert Mapplethorpe and Hans Belmer. Of course, that's what we all say when we "accidentally" end up with fucked up porn on our computers. Our intention is never to find a dick swallowing a man whole. Happy Hump Day!

L.A. Art Diary: Week One

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Michael Anthony Farley is exploring Los Angeles (sans car) and will be reporting back on the art scene weekly.

Demanding Progressive Politics from Progressive Politicians

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

New York is a famously blue state for politics that often seem conservative. Currently we have eight members of the Independent Democratic Conference holding the party’s agenda hostage in Albany because they think it’s too liberal. This includes single-payer health care, expanding abortion rights, and adopting public campaign financing. Show More Summary

Wednesday Links: No More Electric Objects

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Jake Levine announced today that Electric Objects, the digital art display company, would no longer be making their hardware. GIPHY has acquired their app, which means anyone who purchased a display unit can still use it. (The displays don't work without the app.) Art Club is suspending their commissions program. Show More Summary

Tuesday Links: Draw Sean Spicer Like One of Your French Girls

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

In Los Angeles, the battle between Chicano anti-gentrification activists and gallerists in Boyle Heights continues to escalate. Maybe they should just team up to fight for something like New York’s proposed Small Business Jobs Survival Act together? [ NPR ] CNN hires veteran sketch artist William J. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: The Royal Ascot JPEG Rules Supreme

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

The New York Times has a truly delightful slideshow of weird hats seen at the Royal Ascot last week. I want to wear a giant flower on top of my head too. I set about to finding hat GIFs from the Royal Ascot and Derby Day but have found a corner of the internet that has not yet been overrun by GIFs. We're going to have to do something about this. The preliminary research below.

An Interview with Brian Belott: Frustrating Expectations

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Brian Belott admits that he’s “anything but subtle.” The artist has carved out a reputation for creating exuberant over the top spectacles wherever he goes. Known for his wildly uninhibited paintings that vibrate with movement and motion,...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: PEEKASSO’s Trump

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Another day, another reason to realize we literally have the worst fucking leader of any country in the developed world. Thank you, PEEKASSO, for capturing the horror of the situation. (We've mentioned before that we love PEEKASSO's irreverent approach to GIF-making.)

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Condo (the Good Kind) Invades New York

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

This week starts off and ends a little slowly, but Wednesday to Friday ought to be pretty great. Spend your hump-day checking out openings at Marianne Boesky Gallery and David Lewis, where a group show and a solo show by painter Megan Marrin, respectively, look to have a much-needed sense of humor. Thursday night Condo New York kicks-off, […]

Displaced in Denver: A Discussion With the Artists Kicked-Out of Rhinoceropolis and Glob

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

On December 8th of last year a dozen artists in Denver were forced from their homes unexpectedly. The warehouse building at 3551-3553 Brighton Boulevard had for over a decade illegally housed artists and musicians in two roughly 2,000-square-foot units that doubled as venues at the epicenter of Denver’s DIY scene: Rhinoceropolis and Glob. Show More Summary

Monday Links: George W. Bush Doesn’t Need to be in the Next Whitney Biennial

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

"We did a test with stuntmen and it was so fake. I spoke to a director who told me that I'd never be able to replicate an assault with a stuntman—and I'd never want to. There's the argument: "How is it real violence if it's not a real...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Assholes

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Apparently this gif is the result of an Alexander Wang event in which free clothes were given out. It's posted here, because this vaguely resembles how I'll feel if we survive this healthcare business. The senate Republicans have produced...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Andres Manniste

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83325" align="aligncenter" width="250"] "Human Development" (2016)[/caption] All of these GIFs are thumbnail images from the website of net artist Andres Manniste. Each offers a glimpse of a full-page experience, which often include multimedia and interactive components. Show More Summary

In “Mind-Controlled Sperm: Woman of STEAM Grabs Back” Ani Liu Flips the Script

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

"Anti-disciplinary artist" Ani Liu has invented a device that allows women to control the movement of sperm with just their their thoughts. Really.

Friday Links: Inside the Pigment War

3 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83318" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Stuart Semple's Black 2.0 pigment accomplishes some of the optical trickery of Vantablack. [/caption] Everything you've ever wanted to know (or not) about the beef between British artists Anish Kapoor and Stuart Semple over Kapoor's exclusive rights to Vantablack. Show More Summary

Thursday Links: Good Bad Signs

4 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

A new bill would offer loan forgiveness to museum workers and humanities professors for up to $10,000. I see no chance of this ever passing. [artnet News] Sotheby’s netted a total of  $161.3 million at its Impressionist and modern evening sale in London, exceeding its low estimate of $141.2 million. Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: NSFW Female Gaze at the Museum of Sex

4 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

In honor of the exhibition NSFW Female Gaze co-curated by The Creator's Project and The Museum of Sex, we're highlighting the GIFs of Tschabalala Self. Self's practice centers on the black female experience and this image, drawn from...Show More Summary

Fourth International Awards for Art Criticism Announces Call for Submissions

4 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Art critics don't have it easy. They work for little pay and often get a lot of flack for issuing their opinions. But disinterested feedback is essential to the health of the industry, so it's good to see that there are organizations working to help nurture the field with a little cash. Show More Summary

Wednesday Links: Museum Staff Resign En Masse, Right-Wing Street Artist Trolls LA

4 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

More twists in the case of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist: Arthur Brand, an art advisor who works to recover lost artwork, claims that the paintings may be in the hands of former IRA members. This really is turning out to be a better drama than The Crying Game. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: LOVID

4 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

Back in 2016 Transfer Gallery hosted "Nargifsus" an exhibition organized by artist Carla Gannis and Berlin-based curator Tina Sauerländer exploring the selfie GIF. We covered the show at that time, but we're revisiting it today because artist LOVID never got the attention they deserved. Show More Summary

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