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07.10.15 Aymann Ismail

An attendee plays the FAILE & BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade now on display at the Brooklyn Museum. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Aymann Ismail

Earlier this year, a gallery opened up in the East Village called VolaVida. The space has hosted several exhibits since then, but it’s their latest group show which might prove to be its most controversial yet. “The Big Payback,” opening tonight, advertises work for sale by famed international street artists Banksy and Space Invader. So, […]

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Aymann Ismail

On Friday, Brooklyn-based art duo Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller, better known as FAILE, opened a comprehensive exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. Entitled “Savage/Sacred Young Minds,” the showcase includes new art alongside nods to the past such as the Temple and The FAILE & BÄST Deluxx Fluxx Arcade. These prominent installations, which the press release […]

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Liam Mathews

A tipster sent us a conversation he had with a brazen young lady he met on Tinder who said she was looking for someone to marry her, so she can get permanent residence in the United States. He matched with her last night, and had some questions: Okay, cool! Thanks for being flexible with this. […]

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Liam Mathews

“Listen In” is a feature in which we ask musicians to curate a mixtape-length playlist of songs they’re currently digging. Click the big play button above to hear the whole playlist or scroll down to see and hear individual tracks. Brooklyn indie-pop crew Fort Lean makes hooky songs that are as slick as they are […]

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Liam Mathews

Stanley Kubrick was an exhausting perfectionist in a way that bordered on psychotic. When he made The Shining, he had secretaries type up the entire manuscript of Jack Torrance’s “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” novel in five different languages. What kind of person subjects another to that level of unnecessary […]

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Bucky Turco

Nowadays, graffiti is an art form that can be found in the collections of major museums and cultural institutions throughout the world, but back in the ’70s and ’80s, it was considered a symbol of urban blight and lawlessness in the city. In July 1985, mustached WPIX reporter Alec Roberts spoke to some New Yorkers […]

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Mike Immerman

Biel, Soho. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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07.09.15 Bucky Turco

Illegal graffiti is the only evidence of human activity at the very abandoned Glenwood Power Plant in Yonkers. (Photo: Lurkinism) […]

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Liam Mathews

Being a racist fartgoblin is bad for Donald Trump’s business interests but great for his apparently now-serious Presidential campaign. A new poll by The Economist/YouGov finds that The Donald is the preferred candidate among the highest percentage of registered Republican voters. Fifteen percent of survey respondents say that the hobo’s dream of a rich man […]

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