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NARA GIFs OMG

October 18, 2016

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The National Archives is creating GIFs from their moving and still image archives. It’s public domain gone wild! Click here to see the GIFs via GIPHY. Advertisements

This fall is good.

September 20, 2016

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But next winter will be better. Amy Sillman is at the Drawing Center! In the meantime… “Draft of a Voice-Over for Split-Screen Video Loop” Poem by Lisa Robertson drawing/animations by Amy Sillman approx. 6 minutes Courtesy amysillman.com Untitled (Blue with Legs), 2015 Oil on canvas 75 x 66 inches (190.5 x 167.6 cm) Courtesy Sikkema […]

The Marrakech Biennial

May 7, 2016

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Hyperallergic Podcast: The Marrakech Biennial Biennial  

Inside Paul’s Boutique

September 22, 2015

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KEXP has made their amazingly detailed and gleefully entertaining 12 hour dissection of the Beastie Boys’ record Paul’s Boutique (1989) available for streaming! The show includes over 100 sampled tracks played in full, the 15 album tracks plus demos and interviews. 12 hours well spent! KEXP Steps Inside Paul’s Boutique

Put it on a pedestal.

August 14, 2015

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Click image below for Anthony Antonellis’ interactive gallery assemblage. Anthony Antonellis

Writing and Water

June 23, 2015

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California artist Todd Gilens is in Belfast searching through public archives, studying a poet’s handwriting and making art that will grow into a larger piece about water and urban landscapes. Read more about Mr. Gilen’s project HERE and contribute if you like. Scanned notes by poet, W R Rodgers (1909-1969). Tracing the handwriting. Creating a […]

Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator – GIF Edition

June 3, 2014

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Steamy GIF from the sexy cat scene in Dušan Makavejev’s Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator, 1967 See the scene and buy the DVD via Criterion. GIF courtesy The Gorgeous Daily.

The People’s Pictures – Bobbed

March 5, 2014

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View of row of operators working at the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company, April 1927. The photograph is from our National Archives and was created by the Women’s Bureau of the Department of Labor. If you’d like a hi-res file, just click on the image and it’ll open up the larger file for you to […]

NSFW

July 31, 2013

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Courtesy of LiarTownUSA

Lord of Engelenburg, Sheriff of Muiden

June 6, 2013

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Portrait of Gerard Andriesz Bicker, 1642 by Bartholomeus van der Helst This work of art and thousands of others are made available as hi-res downloads courtesy of Rijksmuseum. Rijksmuseum along with a few other major museums have opened up their collections to the virtual public, making high quality digital files accessible with versions of share […]

My Pie Town

March 24, 2013

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I was at the Met yesterday and hightailed it to their current photo exhibit, After Photoshop: Manipulated Photography in the Digital Age. One piece from the exhibit that lingers in my brain is Debbie Grossman’s My Pie Town – a series of altered 1940 photographs that make women the scruffy stars of a dusty New Mexico landscape. The Fae and Doris […]

China Miéville

March 6, 2013

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China Miéville’s stories take you places where you are not sure you are. I often read passages in Miéville novels more than once. After going, huh? What just happened? Maybe I missed something? No, I missed nothing and what I read the first time happened and then it evaporated and only a squint of the eye is left. […]

Art is a guarantee of sanity.

January 16, 2013

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The blog post title is a quote by artist Louise Bourgeois who has created many lives for her art self over the course of her long career. Ms. Bourgeois’ prints and drawings are the direct link from her nervous system to the outside world. The Museum of Modern Art has taken the massive archive of […]

This Long Century

November 20, 2012

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Read “Rosie” by Eileen Myles. Link and photo from This Long Century. While you’re there, look at Mike Watt in his kayak!

Rock and Roll Fun

October 8, 2012

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So good! Go get Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra‘s latest release, Theatre Is Evil. Do you have anything to say on the subject of this new record or Amanda Palmer? Just curious since I am an AFP latecomer. Photo by Shervin Lainez

Dichotomy and the Future

October 3, 2012

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Lucy Lippard visited the NY Art Book Fair  last weekend and her vision is the seed of the current Brooklyn Museum exhibit, Materializing “Six Years”. There was an interesting read about Lippard on AFC yesterday. The short piece led me to think about the future of art making and art thinking and art writing. And then […]

The Highlights

July 13, 2012

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See The Highlights latest issue XVI. Personal Best, 1982

Blogging a Blog

May 9, 2012

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Art Fag City is the best New York art scene reading these days. Follow ’em.