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08.18.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, artist and comedian Sean Joseph Patrick Carney talks about making Experimental Aioli, seven signature aioli flavors paying tribute to a New York individual or institution of cultural influence including Bill de Blasio, Action Bronson and Matthew Barney for a performance installation […]

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08.04.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, we’re excited to premiere the trailer for “Pig Movie” by sound artist Kate Levitt and video artist Miles Pflanz. The film was written by the prisoners of the Lincoln Correctional Facility.  In spring of 2014, we were […]

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07.28.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, artist Lucas Ajemian talks about his installation “Analog dispersion piece / to be named upon dissemination, if / to scatter a parse to scale / inaccessible volume and phase out of order / descendant / aspirational […]

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07.21.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Shanghai-based artist Kim Laughton talks about his digital work The Physical Possibility Of An Eggplant, inspired by “a bruised white aubergine sitting on a black marble windowsill.” I usually look for inspiration in the world around me. In this […]

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07.14.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Leah Schrager talks about the origins of her infamous performance project Naked Therapy, as well as German expressionist dance choreography, erotic photos and WordPress themes. Naked Therapy started as a proposal to the world on the […]

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07.07.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Berlin-based artist Labanna Babalon talks about mysterious emails, mind-expanding psychedelics, community, rejecting the monetization of the art world and new digital platforms, all of which resulted in her latest piece titled ANIMAL. Honestly, I had a […]

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06.23.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Crispin talks about Charon — a technically complex year-long project creating a gorgeous sculpture derived from a flight path of a drone. In short, Charon is an interactive installation and sculpture created […]

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06.16.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Seattle-based artist Sean Pearson talks about the road, nightmares and his piece “I don’t know where he came from or why.” I’m usually inspired by daydreaming, especially during something exciting, like being on the road. This is how […]

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06.09.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, artist Wil Murray talks about his labor-intensive installation in Toronto and painting by obscuring photographs. In 2011, Maxime Ballesteros came by my studio in Berlin. I’d asked him to photograph my work for some fly-by-night […]

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06.02.14 Marina Galperina

ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, Oakland-based artist Monica Canilao talks about her installation TOMB inspired by death, change and rebirth, created for the Resonance Show at The Headscapes warehouse in Long Island City. I came to New York for a month to build […]

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