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Thanks, Wikipedia: Happy Birthday to Marcel Duchamp!

by Andrew Wagner on July 28, 2014
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Happy birthday, Marcel Duchamp! In honor of the famed Dadaist, who would have turned 127 today, our second installment of “Thanks, Wikipedia” is a selection of rarely discussed facts on the artist, all found in Wikipedia.

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Lower East Side Roundup: UNTITLED, 47 Canal, and Lisa Cooley

by Andrew Wagner on July 25, 2014
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Not much connects the Lower East Side’s current crop of summer shows, except maybe for a shared inclination towards some (much-needed) weirdness. 47 Canal brings a seaweed-covered TV to DTR, while those looking for their fix of visual hallucinogenics should head to Lisa Cooley’s Eric’s Trip. UNTITLED’s The Husk, meanwhile, has the creepiest thing you’ll see all summer in the form of Josh Kline’s disembodied FedEx worker heads.

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The Metropolitan Struggles to Keep Opera Alive

by Andrew Wagner on July 21, 2014
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Peter Gelb says keeping opera alive is a battle. Is the Metropolitan Opera winning it?

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Hito Steyerl Is (Not) Completely Invisible

by Andrew Wagner on July 15, 2014
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Hito Steyerl’s new show is an alternately humorous and chilling reminder of how ubiquitous digital surveillance has become.

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3D-Modeling Data of Vagina Gets Japanese Artist Arrested

by Andrew Wagner on July 15, 2014
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Megumi Igarashi’s emailing of 3D models of her vagina, which could be used to make 3D prints, were deemed obscene by police.

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Sotheby’s Brings Live Online Auctions to EBay

by Andrew Wagner on July 14, 2014
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Sotheby’s and eBay team up for online auctions. We’re dubious.

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Zaha Hadid Under Fire for Human Rights Controversies

by Andrew Wagner on July 1, 2014
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Is good design more important than bad politics?

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