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Hennessy Youngman Compares Contracting Herpes and Experiencing Relational Aesthetics

by Paddy Johnson on March 16, 2011
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We first introduced Hennessy Youngman to audiences last year when he shared his thoughts on Post-Structuralism. Now he’s discussing Relational Aesthetics [posted above]. The video link came to us from Jerry Saltz on Twitter, who appreciates both Rirkrit Tiravanija’s soup at Gavin Brown and Youngman’s cynicism. Naturally, artist William Powhida has challenged him on Twitter […]

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Best Link Ever! SPOEK MATHAMBO – CONTROL

by Paddy Johnson on March 10, 2011
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Now, this is good. An Afro-goth music video with graveyards, seizures, paint, megaphones, slums, and children. A cover of Joy Division’s She’s Lost Control.

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Best Link Ever! Lady Gaga’s Vag Joins The Ranks of Kittens and Fucking Hipsters

by Corinna Kirsch on February 28, 2011
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Today we prove that Best Link Ever isn’t all kittens and fucking hipsters. It’s all kinds of link bait completely unrelated to fine art, but uniquely qualified as time wasting fodder. I’m sick of Lady Gaga too, but who can resist this much vagina in one music video.

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Best Link Ever! Kittens Turbo Techno Jam!!!

by Paddy Johnson on February 14, 2011
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Quiznos wants sell subs to the internerds with a few dancing kittens (Update: or not – Dave Harper tells me he thinks this is home made, which makes me like it more). As it happens, some of these kitten compositions are surprisingly artful. I’ve included a few choice screenshots below. Via: Dave Harper

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Best Link Ever! Clapping Music!

by Paddy Johnson on February 4, 2011
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Lee Marvin and Angela Dickinson perform Steve Reich’s minimal piece ‘Clapping Music’. Idea, George Manak, Editing Peter van der Ham. 2005. Exceptionally well executed. Via: ss. cc: Cory Arcangel.

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Best Link Ever! Gluttony Is Here To Stay

by Paddy Johnson on January 14, 2011
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Burn Jane Fonda’s tape today! A little advice from Horowitz & Spector: Quit the New Years diet. You’re not living if boiled tofu is amongst your diet staples. Via: David Harper

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Best Link Ever! Paul Cezanne

by Paddy Johnson on January 3, 2011
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Comment thread highlight: After rebuking a commentor for decreeing that Cezanne was not a cubist (a claim not made in this song), OldLeftie breaks the video down: If you want a valid criticism, Cezanne doesn’t rhyme with Gitaine, and It’s ModiglianI, not “Modiglian”.

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Best Link Ever! ART THOUGHTZ: Post-structuralism

by Paddy Johnson on November 30, 2010
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A definition I predict will have some legs.

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Best Link Ever! The Power of Pussy

by Paddy Johnson on November 1, 2010
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Is the artistic strategy of the multiple inherently more compelling when used to create throbbing crowds of cocks? You decide. Behold the rarely seen music video for Bongwater's feminist indie rock anthem, The Power of Pussy, from the album of the same title. Via: Dangerous minds.

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Best Link Ever! The Midas Touch

by Paddy Johnson on October 16, 2010
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I miss Canada

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