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Best Link Ever! Run in Fear of The Art Project

by Paddy Johnson on February 16, 2013
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Portlandia just keeps getting better. This amazing send up of conceptual art projects just made my day. Let it make yours too.

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W.A.G.E. Mocks Documenta Curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev For Use of Free Labor

by Whitney Kimball on February 11, 2013
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W.A.G.E. wants Documenta curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev to rethink her attitude that artists should come free to her exhibitions. “If you were an artist,” she says in the clip, “you didn’t get any money, no, because you were invited to the exhibition.” “Invited.” They should thank her! The video comes from a panel around the time of her Creative Time Summit talk, which flew off the rails when Christov-Bakargiev decided the time slot wasn’t long enough.

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Best Link Ever: Ripley’s Believe It or Not on Dada Art

by Paddy Johnson on January 1, 2013
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Watch Marie Osmond recite a poem by DADA artist Hugo Ball!

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Charlie White’s Still Recording Teenage Girls. “Eighth Grade Will Be Different.”

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on October 29, 2012
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In his new album “Music for Sleeping Children,” Charlie White composes synthpop to recordings of adolescent kids, who, from the sounds of it, are just as anxiety-ridden and careerist as the rest of us.

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Best Link Ever! The Ron Resch Paper and Stick Film (1970)

by Corinna Kirsch on October 25, 2012
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Any shape you can make on a 1970′s era computer, you can also make at home with paper.

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Ai Weiwei Does Gangnam Style

by Whitney Kimball on October 24, 2012

Do we even need to explain this?  Gangnam Style, Ai Weiwei style.

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Best Link Ever! Yung Jake – E.m-bed.de/d

by Will Brand and Paddy Johnson on March 20, 2012
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We mostly noticed Yung Jake’s E.m-bed.de/d because it name-checked us, but we’re glad we did. Let’s hear it for transparent ploys!

If you don’t remember Yung Jake from his Datamosh hit last year, this pretty much sums it up: Yung Jake is responsible for the only time RapGenius has mentioned Ryder Ripps. He’s a rapper, but also a CalArts student with digital skillz, and the two make a good combination.

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Doodling: The Gateway Drug to Illustration

by Paddy Johnson on January 10, 2012
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Detroit’s College for Creative Studies has launched an ad campaign we can get behind. The objective? Get students (and parents) to consider enrolling in an MFA or BFA program. The ads, after the jump.

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