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How Long Until the Lower East Side Turns Into 1980s Soho?

by Corinna Kirsch on February 4, 2015
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According to LES dealers, brokers, restauranteurs, and residents.

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Killer Birds, Too Many Hipsters, and Other Annoying Things

by Art Fag City on February 1, 2012

  • How do three museums share a single artwork? The Israel Museum, Pompidou, and the Tate are splitting the costs for Christian Marclay’s The Clock. [Art Market Monitor]
  • West coast hipsters are annoying. They wear blue lipstick and orange spray-tan. [PaperMag]
  • Julia Halperin’s discussion of how the Prince v. Cariou case has affected artists’s decisions about appropriation and reuse should be required reading for anyone dealing with the “‘borrow and be borrowed’ culture of the Internet.” [Artinfo]
  • Chelsea gallery D’Amelio Terras sent out an industry-wide press release yesterday announcing that the gallery has shut its doors. [Art&Education]
  • Birds are not cute. Here’s some ferocious sky predators fighting, culminating in a 20-second continuous shot of birds in freefall aerial combat. [YouTube]
  • Around the office, we’ve been debating the hipster turn to donuts – goodbye, cupcakes! Food critic Pete Wells wrote a brilliant review of a new donut joint and regardless of your opinion on hipster donuts, this is a solid piece of writing. [The New York Times]
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure, i.e. the pink ribbon foundation, has suddenly eliminated all funding to Planned Parenthood for performing that oh-so-controversial medical procedure – the breast exam. [NPR] People are getting furious. This thread on MetaFilter lists a ton of corporations who fund Komen; go bug them on Twitter. [MetaFilter]
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