Pyrex Crackpipes for Just 25 Cents

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Vancouver, Canada, home of the crackpipe vending machine

Fast Food is Not a Crime

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Spanish artist Escif’s new series features our four favorite food groups—burgers, pizza, hot dogs and French fries.

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Art Openings Across America

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We go east to west rounding up some notable shows opening this weekend.

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Artist Eats: Camille Rose Garcia

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Camille Rose Garcia to share her favorite place to eat. Camille is a Los Angeles-based artist whose “layered, broken narrative paintings of wasteland fairy tales are influenced by William Burroughs’ cut-up writings and surrealist film, as well as vintage Disney and Fleischer cartoons, acting as critical commentaries on the failures of capitalist utopias, blending nostalgic pop culture references with a satirical slant on modern society.” Continue reading for her answer.
 
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Tonight in NYC

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The Smith Street Print Project
New work by Bert Krak, Steve Boltz, Eli Quinters and Dan Santoro
February 6th to ­ March 1st, 2014

Art Now NY
548 W 28th St
New York, NY 10001

The OLD NSA Listening Station on top of Devil’s Mountain in Berlin

Now essentially 5Pointz East.

Picture of the Day

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Andreas Gursky, Tour de France

Dong Reproductions

Italian photographer Chiara Goia traveled to Dong Chen, a small village in China where all the business activity revolves around the reproduction of famous sculptures.

The first documentary surf film to come out of India

A Rising Tide: The India Surf Story

Sanjay and Craig Live

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Happy people in the Bay Area can leave their granola at home and go watch the best Saturday morning cartoon live this Saturday morning (2/8) as SF Sketchfest brings Jim Dirschberger, Andreas Trolf, and Jay Howell’s rad cartoon back to the city where it was created. More info and tickets here.

Punk Rock in the Backyards of East Los Angeles

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Angela Boatwright documents youth culture in this 4-part film series for Vans’ new #livingoffthewall project.

Radiating Agreeable Tranquility

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Frank Gehry has been chosen to design a 300-unit residential building in Berlin that will become the city’s tallest skyscraper. Rising to nearly 500ft, the twisting stone tower looks as if Gehry had chopped up his original model for New York’s Beekman Tower into four parts, thrown out the top piece, and glued the rest back together with his left hand. That being said, it still looks nice.

Tonight in NYC

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The Ten Thousand Things, a solo exhibition by Troels Carlsen at Y Gallery.

Printables

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Lives of the After-Party by Paul Brownfield

When the ‘Saturday Night Live’ Show Ends, Lorne Michaels and the S.N.L. Cast Start the After-Party

Noodle Season

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Every week until it’s warm again, we’ll be showing off various noodle soups around NYC.

Kimchi Miso Ramen at Minca

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“A problem with the way South Koreans drink is that they drink fast to get drunk fast”

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And the award for country that drinks the most goes to South Korea, who as a whole average 13.7 shots of booze per week. Americans in comparison average a paltry 3.3 shots per week.

A Boulder Runs Through It

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“It” being an Italian farmhouse

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Artist Eats: Hilary Pecis

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For this installment of “Artist Eats,” we asked Hilary Pecis to share her favorite place to eat. Hilary is a Los Angeles-based artist whose work is a depiction of landscapes influenced by Internet, television and other media sources. With an interest and focus on the interchangeability of images and the capability to perceive and ignore them, Pecis draws attention to how we are conditioned by the media’s overwhelming supply of information. Continue reading for her answer.

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The Land of Creative Opportunity

The second part of Colin M Day’s Building Detroit series for MOCA TV

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