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A Viennese baker made a 9/11 cake to protest Austria’s two ruling parties (!?). That’s not a question; that’s what the cake is supposed to do, but why? I fail to see the connection between 9/11 and Austria’s politics. “Sometimes, you have to present an exaggerated view of the situation if you really want to […]

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KLOPS is a prolific graffiti artist in New York City who not only writes his name, but also draws characters. He makes legal art, too: Every week, be on the lookout for an original KLOPS comic with the artist’s take on current events. […]

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Cartoonists are banding together in response to a horrific terrorist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people, wounded seven, and left several others in critical condition on Wednesday morning. In the choas, the gunmen were reportedly shouting, “We have avenged the Prophet Muhammad” and “Allahu Akbar,” (“God is Great” in Arabic). […]

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Back in February, a website called Bite Labs announced its plan to grow meat from the DNA of celebrities. In November, a group of computer scientists claimed to want to backup your DNA with bitcoin, via Genecoin. Weeks later, an Indiegogo campaign called the McMass Project popped up, aiming to raise $1 million to buy […]

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New York is experiencing the largest wave of new condo development since 2006. The city needs condos. They have to need them right? They’re everywhere! Even though no one is living in the luxury apartments, demand is high. In Manhattan, you have record-setting skyscrapers going up to house the super-rich. In Brooklyn, you have countless […]

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ANIMAL’s feature Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. This week, New York-based choreographer, performance artist and rising star Rebecca Patek talks about “ineter(a)nal f/ear” — her theater performance which exposes the psychopathology of rape, trauma and shame with parody and satire, as Patek and her co-performer Sam […]

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“Your new YouTube series speaks to me so hard, Jayson!” “Oh, are you a sensitive artist type?” “Yes. And you know how I love painting.” “Sensitive artist types need shelter from the storm of today,” Jayson Musson tells ANIMAL. The New York artist who exhibited Coogie canvases at Salon 94, curated/made a bonfire at Family Business and is the man behind […]

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My Grandfather, a Roma who spoke four or five languages when he snuck into this country, once dove out the bathroom window to escape immigration officers who’d come to his door. He drove what he would later call an “embarrassing” amount of food up to General MaCarthur’s place when he was stationed in the Phillipines […]

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Not to be outdone by MoMA’s new MoMA Teens Tumblr, other art publications are making attempts at appealing to “niche” markets as well. Photoshop is fun! […]

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Welcome to the mind of Anthony “Carlos Danger” Weiner, as imagined by the Printed Internet. […]

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