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05.14.15 Liam Mathews

Today, for the first time in Citi Bike’s two-year history, a sponsor has underwritten a day of free passes for anyone who wants to ride one of the slow blue bikes. From 12:01 AM to 11:59 PM on May 14, all a rider has to do is swipe a credit card and select a 24-hour […]

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01.16.15 Rhett Jones

For the past three months, an art exhibition in Switzerland has been displaying random items that were bought on the Darknet by an automated bot; most controversially, one of the items was a bag of ecstasy. According to the artist’s collective behind the piece, !Mediengruppe Bitnik, the artwork was seized by authorities under confusing circumstances on […]

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01.02.14 Bucky Turco

After wishing Paris a Merry Christmas, the mosaic-tiling street artist known as Invader set his sights a bit higher: the Swiss Alps. “Preparing new piece,” he wrote on his Instagram two days ago. It showed one of his signature pieces sitting on a rock alongside a caulk gun with snowcapped mountains in the background. He […]

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09.30.09 Bucky Turco

Regarded as a place where wealthy terrorists, white collar criminals, and other unlawful types could flee to and not worry about pesky extraditions, Switzerland has historically billed itself as a safe haven and bastion of neutrality. But the recent arrest of child rapist Roman Polanski has changed all that and the country defined by chocolate, […]

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06.30.09 Will Sherman

Neon nooses, a bicycle powered turntable, bathing nudes and butterfly covered canvases will be on display when Galerie Bertrand & Gruner opens their summer group exhibition later this week. Between Thursday and August 1st, the Geneva-based gallery will host work from artists including Richard Kern, Tom Fruin, Cynthia Westwood, Yarisal & Kublitz, and Hankang Huang. […]

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