Art Openings Across The Globe

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Tom Sachs
AMERICAN HANDMADE PAINTINGS
March 29, 2014 – May 3, 2014

Opening March 29, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Galerie Thaddeus Ropac
7 Rue Debelleyme
FR-75003 Paris

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Your Monday Morning Escapist Fantasy

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Become successful artisan/artist/musician.

Sell out show(s).

Buy abandoned village in the Spanish countryside for under $100k.

Move.

Create, enjoy, relax.

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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José Andrés Foods

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Like Potato Chips, from Spain.

Rail Disaster

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Raw footage from the tragic high-speed train derailment in Northwestern Spain.

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Wavegarden 2.0

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Things are getting even wavier in Basque country. (video after the jump)

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Wall Art

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The Enlightened Vandalism by Escif

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Printables

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The Luckiest Village in the World by Michael Paterniti

It was a tiny town of farmers, a village where everyone knew everyone and nearly all struggled to make ends meet. But then, a few days before Christmas, they won the largest lottery in the history of Spain. The entire town. All of them. (Well, almost all of them.) Instantly, Sodeto became known as the luckiest place on earth. Michael Paterniti visits the town that fortune smiled upon and finds that the people there—now flush—are still uncertain of just how lucky they really are

Crack & Shine: Barcelona

Surreal But So Real

A new mural painted by RIPO during the Avant-Garde Urbano Festival in Tudela de Navarra, Spain.

Also, peep this new feature about the man in T Magazine.

Painting That Healthy Lifestyle

Blu lends some street art cred to vegetarians at the DesOrdes Creativas 2012.

Detailed shots here

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“a nice day out and a chance for romance”

In an effort to assist rural re-population in Spain, a dating association is bringing women from the big city to small towns for a little matchmaking.

Morning Dose of Apocalypse Miau

Advanced club promotion in Barcelona.

A Lizard-Whale?

Blu in Barcelona back in 2009 for the Influencers festival. Entertaining commentary.

Poopin’ In The Nativity Scene

Inspired by this gigantic Santa “Caganer” in Barcelona, we take a look at more of these Catalonian Nativity Scene statues.

Vinyl toymakers: Can we collaborate on a set of these for Xmas 2012? Also Kaws, apparently you were on the right path to this with Companion Passing Through.

You can purchase a bunch of what you see above here

Picture of the Day

Blu in Spain

The Mountain

Beautiful.

From Terje Sorgjerd, who last month brought us The Aurora.

Food Eaten in Spain

A sample of their simple, culinary magic.

A Street Art Convo

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