- It’s Autumn. Photographer and Twitter user Joe Holmes has the foliage to prove it. [Joe’s NYC]
- Oh, Internet. Here’s a hypothetical article on what life would look like after people on a building that’s never been built. That building is Dubai City Tower, which would have 400 floors, be 7 times taller than the Empire State Building, and run on solar and wind power. [Life After People]
- What is the solution to homelessness? Corporate sponsorship and Kickstarter! Here’s a loony Kickstarter project that proposes that we could build homes on the side of the road behind advertising billboards. Um, what advertiser is going to pay to have their name attached to a homeless shelter? [Arch Daily]
- The city of Sewickley accidentally demolished a house that was vacant and for sale. Now the city and the homeowners are battling it out. [Pittsburgh Post Gazette]
- Emoji promises more racial diversity but no multiracial couples. [Hyperallergic]
- On Chris Martin, “He’s not just painting, but searching for a way to “be” painting, to experience rather than understand the medium; to be a medium himself.” Um, okay. [The New York Times]
Archive of Paddy Johnson
Paddy Johnson is the founding editor of Art Fag City. In addition to her work on the blog, she has been published in New York Magazine, artreview.com, Art in America, The Daily, Print Magazine, Time Out NY, The Reeler, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, and New York Press, and linked to by publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Boing-Boing, The New York Observer, Gawker, Design Observer, Make Magazine, The Awl, Artinfo, and we-make-money-not-art. Paddy lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, South by Southwest, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. In 2008, she became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Paddy is also the art editor at The L Magazine, where she writes a regular column.
Paddy has written 1014 article(s) for AFC.
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