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ryder ripps

Holding “ART WHORE” Up to Its Peers

by Whitney Kimball on November 12, 2014
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Thanks to submissions from twitter, Facebook, and our comment thread, here are nine outsourced artworks to contextualize Ryder Ripps’s “ART WHORE”.

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Ryder Ripps’s “ART WHORE” In the Running For Most Offensive Project of 2014

by Whitney Kimball on November 11, 2014
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This has not been the art world’s finest season.

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Brad Troemel On Parsing The Accidental Audience

by Whitney Kimball on March 21, 2013
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Is it really a misreading to mistake a photo of bacon in a hair straightener for a photo of bacon in a hair straightener?

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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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A Cheap Grab For Exposure: The Occupy The Internet Exhibition

by Paddy Johnson on November 1, 2011
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Why is Occupy The Internet now an “exhibition of leading net artists”? Launched two weeks ago at fffff.at, the original project was a simple call: embed a script that runs an army of animated gif protesters on your website to show your support for the Occupation movement. The post asked for animated GIF submissions that would then be “called up for duty”, and has since been installed on over 875 websites.

Now, all those submissions are being replaced with GIFs by artists curator Evan Roth deems worthy of special consideration. This is beyond insulting.

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@Print Magazine: Ryder Ripps Searches For Honesty Online

by Paddy Johnson on October 11, 2011
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Web design and branding is about developing contextual relationships with human beings,” Ryder Ripps says, “and being a good artist is about having a lot of friends.” It's an idea seen not just in his M.I.A. websites but in his larger work as well. Most of us like to believe, on the contrary, that the quality of art is paramount to its evaluation; Ripps is simply interested in exposing people to it. “Art lives within society, and society by definition is social,” he says.

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