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Clayton Patterson’s newly opened exhibit at Howl! gallery includes this signature embroidered hat, a tribute to a friend of his who legally changed his name to Bruce Wayne. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Game Plan asks game developers to share a bit about their process and some working images from the creation of a recent game. This week, we spoke with Tobi Harper and David Wright, the two-man team behind the upcoming dungeon crawler Eitr. In the past few years, boutique game publisher Devolver Digital has established a […]

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Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. For this edition, Dan Gausman explains the process and philosophy behind his mixed-media piece “Blackhole.” Blackhole is a sculptural painting from my recent Black Burlap series. The approach for Blackhole, as with all of my work, is […]

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Long before the Sugar Sweet Sunshine bakery opened on Rivington Street and rents in the area soared through the roof, legendary street photographer Clayton Patterson has been shooting the Lower East Side. Throughout the ’80s and ’90s, the neighborhood was notorious as a magnet for crime, drugs, and prostitution and the lensman was there, preserving […]

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Garrett, Tribeca. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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The “Head of Goliath” by Nicolas Holiber in Tribeca Park. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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When I get ahold of Alec Reinstein late on Monday night he sounds tired. It’s been a big couple of days for him. Reinstein, better known as Despot, the rapper from Queens who signed to El-P’s Def Jux label in 2004 and has yet to release an album due to his crippling perfectionism, put out […]

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Long before advanced polymers were used to build surfboards, ancient surfers shredded waves atop big planks. It was a spiritual practice that was handed down from generation to generation. In the modern world, a lot of that culture has been lost, but Jon Wegener is looking to bring the sport back to its roots. The […]

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To promote its new TV series Mr. Robot, USA Network rolled out a stealth marketing campaign that was crafted to look like real street art. The stenciled ads depict the show’s hoodie-wearing protagonist, a drug-using hacker played by Rami Malek, in various poses and were strategically painted around Manhattan next to or on top of […]

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Meet B.D. White, the latest subject in our ongoing Q&A series with street artists. Name/Alias: B.D. White Decade you were born in: The ’80s. City you currently live: Brooklyn. Drugs or natural highs? Unnatural drugs are the worst. How did you get your name? My parents. Why do what you do? In the simplest answer, […]

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