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Bear Cam Takes Over the Internet

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on July 7, 2014

Welcome back to the workweek with the most beautiful gift of all: bears! This week the Katami National Park in Alaska has started streaming videos of brown bears in their natural habitat. The first one’s live at Brooks Falls; so far, we’ve watched brown bears looking for salmon, brown bears catching salmon, and brown bears eating salmon. Adorable. There’s also this cam on the lower river but it’s basically a bunch of water right now. We expect more bear action to start anytime now.

bear caught fish 4GIF by Paddy Johnson; hat tip from The Awl

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The Perfect Exhibition for the Brainless? Maurizio Cattelan’s ONE TORINO

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 10, 2014
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What will transform Turin, Italy into the internationally renowned artistic hub for the avant-garde it is meant to be? Artissima, an organization that describes itself as “a window onto the most experimental frontier of the visual arts” has a three-part plan. It’s outlined in their press release, which is perfect for any human who has recently undergone a lobotomy.

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This Week’s Must See Events: Bad Girls and Chatbots

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 9, 2014
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We’ve entered the season of group shows. Tonight, attend the Chashama Gala and support an organization that has tirelessly worked to provide free and low-cost studios for artists. Friday, check out Bad Girls at Klaus Von Nichtssagend, a contemporary take on the now famed 1990′s touring feminist museum exhibition organized by Marcia Tucker. And Saturday, spend some time at Picture Ray Studio with some of our favorite photo editors at Mossless. Their third issue drops that day.

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Bushwick Open Studios in Review: 17-17 Troutman

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 2, 2014
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In this edition of Bushwick Open Studios in Review, we look at what happened in the 17-17 Troutman building. We cover Onderdonk, Harbor Gallery, Roll Call, Ortega y Gasset, and Parallel Art Space.

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The AFC Guide to Every Frank Gehry-Designed Museum

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on May 29, 2014
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A resource for you.

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