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How excited are we for our Goth Benefit tomorrow night? So excited I've been practicing black lipstick application all day (pro tip: put down smudgeproof liquid eyeliner as lipliner first, then blend inward with your lipstick or pencil and top it with a gloss). Remember, get your tickets in advance!
[caption id="attachment_82377" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Joseph Keckler, shot by Jaimie Warren[/caption] The time has finally come. Our Goth Benefit is here. We'll be converting Collapsable Hole into a goth wonderland, complete with drag performers, surprise guests, and options such as handcuffs for couples. Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_82364" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Adrián Villar Rojas, "The Theater of Disappearance"[/caption] Adrián Villar Rojas’ The Theater of Disappearance, installed on the roof of the Met through the summer, looks so cool. Show More Summary
Let the bidding begin! The Art F City 12th anniversary paddle8 auction is live, which means you've got exactly two weeks to secure that work you love. Our auction closes April 28th, so be sure to watch it carefully! Bid on fantasticShow More Summary
I remember watching this video by Cyprien Gaillard at the New Museum's first Triennial Younger Than Jesus and being a little ashamed of myself thinking the violence looked so natural and beautiful. Part of that feeling comes from the...Show More Summary
So, after reporting on art at the New York Times for 12 years, Randy Kennedy is moving to Hauser & Wirth as Director of Special Projects. A couple of WTFs here. First, this sucks, because it almost certainly means a reduction of arts coverage at the Times. Show More Summary
It seems like a lot of the gay internet consists of videos of dicks or makeup tutorials. So perhaps it makes unlikely sense that makeup artist Marion Moretti would synthesize her target demographic's interests into one ridiculous concept. Introducing dick eyes: (after the jump)
Will we ever get tired of how weird AI “deep dream” is? Alexander Reben has been feeding episodes of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross into the neural net. Predictably, his hair gets even stranger. [ IFL Science ] Art Cologne is in talks to absorb abc fair, launching Art Berlin in its place. Show More Summary
RuPaul's Drag Race never ceases to entertain. This season is a little weird, though, right? It seems like an awful lot of drama (even by both reality TV and drag standards) directed at seemingly inoffensive people. Case and point: last week's episode of Untucked. Show More Summary
This is a bit of a slow week in New York's art world. That's a good thing, because everyone will need their energy for our goth party next week. Nevertheless, we managed to track down at least one art outing per day that looks promising. Show More Summary
[caption id="attachment_82336" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Daniel Knorr, Expiration Movement, (2017). Fridericianum Kassel. Photo © Bernd Borchardt, Courtesy Galerie nächst St. Stephan[/caption] “They go for the artists first. They go for the journalists, writers, painters, and photographers. Show More Summary
A GIF drawn from Guy Maddin's "The Eye Like a Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity (Odilon Redon)". For those who want to see the full Maddin movie, you can watch here.
Today—April 10, 2017—is Leon the replicant’s “incept date” from Blade Runner. Weird. [ Gizmodo ] Indonesian artist Ardian Syaf is facing “disciplinary action” from Marvel after he inserted political/religious messages into a recent X-Men issue. Show More Summary
I stumbled across "Disobedient Router" on the Tumblr Pushpin Universe, and boy can I relate. Unstable wifi has to be the biggest pet peeve of my daily existence. I would hope that when my wifi router is being disobedient and not doing its job, it's at least having this much fun.
Good news readers! If you're one of the next 50 people to buy a ticket to the Art F City Goth Benefit, you get a limited edition t-shirt out of the deal. This isn't any ordinary t-shirt. We worked with designer Phillip Niemeyer to produce...Show More Summary
Peter Burr's GIF environments are hypnotic visions of dystopia. Now, with a new commission from GIPHY, he's bringing more futuristic digital space straight to your browser. We sat down to talk pixels, megastructures, games, and Arcosanti.
As a New Yorker, much of my conception of California is filtered through films and TV. At least recently with the popularity of HBO’s Little Big Lies and the continued guilty pleasure of the Real Housewives franchise, California looks like it’s made up of big houses, bigger drama and staggering affluence. Show More Summary
Las Vegas is trying for a contemporary art museum… again. The city has had two art museums come-and-go in recent history. [ Las Vegas Review Journal ] Choreographer Ann Carlson has found herself in the crosshairs of conservatives over her seemingly inoffensive project “Doggie Hamlet”. Show More Summary
I found this extremely cheesy (but weather-appropriate) GIF from a website that looks kinda like a stock-photo-style GIF depository. I'm not going to link to that website, because it immediately filled my computer with pop-up ads and crashed it. Show More Summary
Last week, Paddy Johnson sent out an email promising free Goth Opera tickets to anyone with enough goth cred to have had a rib removed in the name of corsetry. Much to our delight, artist Jillian McDonald took us up on the offer.