Found Photos (pt. 14): 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Edition

Unearthed and collected by Dave Schubert while digging through dead people’s stuff at garage sales, estate sales, and flea markets.

108 years ago today at 5:12 am, San Francisco got leveled and subsequently burned to the ground.

Artist Eats: Winnie Truong

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Winnie Truong to share her favorite place to eat. Winnie is a Toronto-based artist, whose exhibition, Rites of Passage, is currently on view at Galleri Benoni in Copenhagen. Continue reading for her answer.

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Art Tonight (and This Weekend) in New York

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From a giant group show this evening featuring Downtown’s finest to Jaimie Warren’s performance at The Hole on Friday night, there are a bunch of great excuses to leave your couch this weekend.

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Printables

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In Deep by Burkhard Bilger

The dark and dangerous world of extreme cavers.

Midnight Burlers

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Tweaked out poachers in Northern California are running rampant through old-growth redwood forests hacking off burls, bulbous, rare deformities in the trees that are highly valued for their odd grain and beauty.

Crime Sprays

Passengers hurled “objects and insults” at a trio of kids who rolled up to paint the last Hitachi train to run in Melbourne.

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Trinity High Life

Originally published April 2013

Over the course of three years, photographer Colin M. Day has traveled to and from a marijuana farm in the wilderness of Northern California. These are the resulting photographs.

Oh Look That Guy Is Trying to Commit Suicide on the Bridge, Might As Well Get A Good Selfie to Remember This Special Occasion

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Damn, people.

Artist Eats: DMOTE

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked DMOTE to share his favorite place to eat. DMOTE is a New York-based artist from Sydney, who led the Australian graffiti scene in the early 1990s. Continue reading for his answer.

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Art Tonight (and this Weekend) in New York & Beyond

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Without further ado…

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The Birth of “ATL”

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A musical guide to Outkast’s Atlanta

The Man Behind The Mountain

Before American Folk Artist Leonard Knight passed away earlier this year, filmmakers Ben Stoddard and Dave Ehrenreich spent some quality time with the creator of Salvation Mountain.

BEPAD

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Opening tonight and maintaining hours through the weekend, BEPAD is a suite event at The Lowell Hotel featuring rare books, photographs, artist interventions, and cultural artifacts from the likes of Fulton Ryder, Harper’s Books and Karma.

Hours:

Wednesday, April 9: 5:00 – 10:00pm
Thursday, April 10: 12:00 – 8:00pm
Friday, April 11: 12:00 – 8:00pm
Saturday, April 12: 12:00 – 8:00pm

Location:

The Lowell Hotel
28 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065

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Drawings by Geoff McFetridge

From his MEDITALLUCINATION show at V1 in Copenhagen.

When A Goat Gets All Up In Ewe

A very rare sheep-goat hybrid in Ireland.

via, doobybrain

“The Modern-Day Equivalent of Tipping Over Cows”

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Someone has been getting all mentos on smart cars in San Francisco

For The Armchair Tourist

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Google Street View: Angkor

Remember when you had to look through encyclopedias to see what places looked like?

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Not To Be Forgotten

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Peter Sutherland’s I Survived Winter NYC 2014 t-shirt

Artist Eats: Peter Funch

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Peter Funch to share his favorite place to eat. Peter is a Danish artist based in New York who “combines perceptive social commentary with a cinematic visual language. His personal work often involves creating new scenarios, especially street scenes, from photographs he has taken on the sidewalk. While initially many of these look like real-time events or captured moments, they are in fact painstakingly constructed from numerous images taken at the same location over several days.” Continue reading for his answer.

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