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Last Night on Law and Order SVU: Fucking James Franco

by Whitney Kimball on January 15, 2015
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Art gets some TV exposure!

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RIP, American Royalties Too Act

by Whitney Kimball on January 13, 2015

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Another proposal for artist resale royalties died this week when the American Royalties Too (ART) Act was quietly omitted in Congress, reports the Art Law Report.

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Nestlé Claims Trademark Infringement Against Artist Anthony Antonellis

by Corinna Kirsch on January 13, 2015
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Is it possible to confuse a Poland Spring bottle of water with a $300.00 Poland Spring bottle of water stuffed with a Chinese knockoff wristband? Nestlé is hedging its bets on a current trademark infringement claim against artist Anthony Antonellis, claiming that average consumers can’t tell the difference between their bottled water and his, largely because his work belongs on a website URL formerly owned by the conglomerate.

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Creative Capital Announces 2015 Award Winners

by Corinna Kirsch on January 7, 2015
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Thank you, Creative Capital: you are a fairy godmother.

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Art F City Nude Panda Calendar Featured On Comedy Central’s Midnight

by Paddy Johnson on December 17, 2014
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You’ll have to excuse the posting radio silence over here. We’re madly shipping calendars and prints before we head off for the break. (Today is the last day to get your calendar before Christmas). And demand for these things just got a little hotter. Last night, the Art F City Panda Calendar was featured on Comedy Central’s “Midnight”.

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[Updated] Artists Face Losing Their Studios in Industry City, Again

by Whitney Kimball on December 8, 2014
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“Everybody’s going to have to work in their basement,” artist and Hunter College professor Benjamin King concluded over the phone this morning. King is just one of many artists facing the prospect of leaving his studio, after being hit with a massive year-end hidden fee for his studio in Sunset Park’s Industry City warehouses.

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The United Nations Development Programme Fights Ebola With GIFs

by Corinna Kirsch on December 2, 2014
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People like GIFs. People don’t want Ebola.

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Pussy Riot’s Bizarre Photo Shoot With a Creepy Rich Hobbyist

by Marina Galperina on November 26, 2014
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“You have never seen the women behind the masks quite like this!”

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Adventures In Selling Experimental Video Art: An Interview With Undervolt & Co.

by Marina Galperina on November 25, 2014
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“We are very open to the fact that we do not know how distribution will work in our post-internet age.” Johnny Woods, co-founder of the video art label Undervolt & Co., reflects on (almost) a year of selling experimental artworks online.

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