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June 13, 2022 Bucky Turco

It’s been over a year and a half since recreational weed was officially legalized in New York and there are still lots of things being ironed out and regulations being written, but here’s where we stand as of summer 2022:  Who Can Use It and How Much Can They Possess? Lawmakers wrote in a few […]

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July 28, 2015 Bucky Turco

Within this 12-year run, minus a few distractions, ANIMAL has afforded me an unprecedented opportunity to throw art parties, get a tiny bit of free shit — we totally should have asked PR firms for more stuff — and most importantly, promote hundreds and hundreds of artists. Although I like to think of ANIMAL as […]

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July 24, 2015 Aymann Ismail

Cernesto in Chinatown. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile JCORP. Name/Alias: JCORP / JC♥RP / J Decade you were born in: Early 1990s (when Sailor Moon first came out!). City you currently live: Brooklyn, NY. Drugs or natural highs? Both! How did you get your name? ‘J’ […]

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Liam Mathews

Artist’s Notebook asks artists to show us their original “idea sketch” next to a finished artwork or project. For this edition, Lawrence Mesich explains his video sculpture “Distributed Risk,” a commentary on the financial crisis. The image in my head for Distributed Risk was the facade of One Court Square stretched across four successively smaller […]

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Mike Immerman

Kyle, West Village. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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July 23, 2015 Mike Immerman

Maxwell, Bowery. (Photo: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork) […]

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July 22, 2015 Aymann Ismail

For “Listen In,” 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. When rapper Your Old Droog‘s first mixtape dropped in June 2014, it stirred up a flurry of conspiracy theories […]

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Mike Immerman

Charlotte, Central Park Zoo. (Photo: Marina Galperina) […]

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July 21, 2015 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Hiss. Name/Alias: Hiss Decade you were born in: Child of the 90’s. City you currently live: Queens. Drugs or natural highs? Ha. I’ve been asked quite a few times if my art is inspired by acid or being […]

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