Modern Day Yin and Yang

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‘The Good, The Bad.’ by Gary Silipa

Art Openings Tonight (and through the Weekend) in NYC, SF, and LA

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Takeshi Murata
OM Rider
November 5 – December 21, 2014

Salon 94 Bowery
243 Bowery
New York, NY 10002

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New Trees

Robert Voit’s large format series humorously highlights the odd, oversized attempts to hide cell phone towers in plain sight. The series is on view at Clamp Art through November 15th, 2014.

Creating a Context for the Artwork Itself

Future Relic 02, the second chapter of Daniel Arsham’s Future Relic series. Starring James Franco.

Typographically Eating

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Design Letters dinnerware with typography by Arne Jacobsen

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Untitled (I skate therefore I am)

California Concepts by Adam Villacin

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For The Kids

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100% of the profits from the sale of Cody Hudson’s limited edition Public – Supply notebook will go to supporting creative work in Chicago public schools.

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The Prestige of Terror

Broomberg & Chanarin pay homage to George Henein and the Egyptian Surrealist Movement. The title “The Prestige of Terror” comes from the name of a pamphlet that Henein created shortly after the dropping of the atomic bomb.

Turbulence

The unexpected math behind Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”

Two Guys, Three Pillars

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Barry McGee and Eddie Martinez in conversation

photo by Clément Pascal

Classic Shrigley

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The British artist/humorist has a new edition available through Dundee Contemporary Arts

Logos, Trademarks, and Mascots

For his latest exhibition Likelihood of Confusion, former intellectual property lawyer and full-time artist Alfred Steiner subverts pervasive logos using meticulously drawn objects and the Freudian method of free association.

On view at Joshua Liner Gallery through November 15th, 2014.

Computer Modern

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SimplifyThatShit is a collaborative drag and drop project by Tim Nolan and Jen Lu that derives file data from an image to create random modern art by simplifying the picture to its core geometric elements.

The Girl With The Pierced Eardrum

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Banksy gives Vermeer’s masterpiece a 21st century update in what some could see as the beginnings of his visibility campaign in anticipation of HBO’s upcoming special.

Deadbeats on Deadbeats

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We’ve been fans of the Deadbeat Club since we first encountered their zines from what seems like years ago. With a one-night only event happening tonight (10/17), we asked some of the members of this tight knit photo crew to talk about each other’s pictures. Here’s are the results, beginning with Dennis McGrath’s take on Ed Templeton’s photo, above.

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Once a Church, Still a Graveyard, and Yours For Only $99,000

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Dreaming about an upstate retreat for your artistic endeavors? Don’t mind using an outhouse close to where the dead are buried? Maybe you’re inspired by the spirit of old Methodist church hymns? Or could it just be that you’ve always wanted a functional bell tower? Whatever the case, here’s a 2500 sq. ft. drafty old church for sale in the Catskills. The address is 40 Sack road, so you best bring the blunts…

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How Art Can Save The Universe From Total Destruction

An evangelical booklet for the promotion of the humanities by Mark Mulroney. Available by mail-order here

For those in SF, Mark has a new show opening at Ever Gold this Saturday, October 18th, from 7-10pm

Attention Deficit Opera

“Macbeth,” a Toiletpaper project for the Metropolitan Opera by Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari.

The Skin Stays

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The Foundation for the Art and Science of Tattooing is a one-year old project that focuses on preserving willing participants tattoos after they’ve passed away. By essentially turning plots of skin into plastic, the foundation aims to immortalize the art form.

The image above was cut from a 19th-Century Polish prisoner after they were deceased.

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