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January 3, 2013 Marina Galperina

New York artist Man Bartlett never got to sit with diva Marina Abramović at her MoMA The Artist Is Present performance and look longingly into her eyes and have an awakening and cry and I did but don’t be mad though because… You too can own a piece of Marina! It’s only a penny! No, wait, it’s $120. “It’s somewhere in […]

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January 2, 2013 Marina Galperina

Well, this is depressing, albeit not surprising. Turns out that when artist Omer Fast and his production crew were working on a drone-related art project and attempted to research said drones, the FBI wasn’t very into it. Not into it at all. In fact, they tracked down the artist’s producer at his home in Los Angeles. Fast […]

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Marina Galperina

Stop teasing. Stop it right now. Stop teasing, David. There are so many ardent Twin Peaks fans around the world crossing their legs in anticipation right now, because they don’t want their non-David Lynch-geek coworkers to see how excited they are… in their pants. And hearts. And Bob-possessed souls, naturally. Rumor has it that Twin Peaks creators David […]

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Marina Galperina

This is Saburo Murakami. He is Passing Through in 1956. He is very excited. He should be very excited because he is part of Gutai, the postwar Japan’s most influential artistic movement, the hotbed of avant-garde of the ’50s and ’60s. One of the most anticipated art exhibits of 2013, the Guggenheim kicks off a Gutai “Splendid Playground” […]

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Marina Galperina

“In Russia, graves are ridiculous!” I swear, if I see anyone reposting these and writing that, I will personally smack them. I will find them IRL and smack them. And so. Not all Russian graves have swag, but when they do… A certain Russian blogger has recently rehashed these marvels. He presents them as opulent post-mortem totems to […]

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Marina Galperina

So, there’s a bit of fuss over semi-retired Italian prankster-artist Maurizio Cattelan’s HIM… again. The 2001 sculpture of Adolf Hitler was recently installed in a former Warsaw ghetto alley. It can only be viewed through a small peephole in a rotting gate, looking like a small praying boy. Poland’s chief rabbi Michael Schudrich approved the installation for […]

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