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Birds on A Wire, Japan’s Penis Festival, and An Abstract Artist Battle Royale

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  At London’s Barbican, zebra finches play guitar for the pleasure of museum goers—play “Freebird”, dudes! (Guardian UK)   Only 33 years after its last use, France has opened a museum dedicated to their favorite method of capital punishment, the guillotine. (Guardian)   If you’re liable to blush or giggle at the sight of giant wooden weewees and whowhodillys, you ... Read More »

Suicidal Statues, Coco Does Bonnaroo, and 44-Cent Abstract Expressionists

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  Don’t jump, Mr. Statue! You have so much to be inanimate for! (Gothamist)   One of the world’s most famous insomniacs, Vincent Van Gogh used to sleep on a pillow covered in camphor, which did terrible things for his health and psyche, but must have made for interesting dreams. (The Week)   Kenneth Anger is still out there making ... Read More »

Jeff Koons Coco, 365 Bars in 365 Days, and Hipster Homes and Gardens

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  Filmmakers are finding it harder and more expensive than ever to film scenes in the disappearing “dank alleys” of Manhattan. (HuffPo)   Refinery29 has a sneak peek of Todd “The Selby” Selby’s new photo-book tours of the fashionable homes of fashionable people. (Refinery29)   SXSW will play host to an award honoring what is often the best part of ... Read More »

Artists Hidden in Plain Sight: Guards at New York’s Met Museum Publish Arts Magazine

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  As residents of a city that is home to arguably the best Modern Art museum—MoMA—the most exciting showcase of natural and historical artifacts—The American Museum of Natural History—and quite possibly the most diverse and comprehensive art museum in the world—the Met—we New Yorkers are often shockingly complacent and ignorant of the creative treasures that lie right under our noses. ... Read More »

Cunningham, New York’s Original Street-Style Photog, Is Coming to the Silver Screen

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  The Sartorialist, Garance Doré, Mr. Newton—seems you can’t duck out of a Fashion Week event without literally bumping into these street-style photographers or a pretty young thing posing for their lenses. Within a few short years, the top tier of these trend spotters have become franchises onto themselves, producing books, pop-up shops, clothing lines, and industry recognition. But as ... Read More »

Scorsese, DeNiro to Create New “Taxi Driver” With Von Trier?

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  An interesting bit of news coming out of Germany’s Berlinale Film Festival is only slightly more odd than the idea of Werner Herzog redoing Abel Ferrara’s “Bad Lieutenant” with Nic Gage (which, if you don’t remember, actually happened). According to multiple reports coming out of Berlin, Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro are currently mulling a remake of of their ... Read More »

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