That may be one of the largest (if not the largest) wheatpaste I've EVER seen. WOW!!!!!
Oursler: "When I had a flatscreen TV around the studio I was thinking of how amazing they are, because they become almost architectural. Whereas TVs are more like furniture, flatscreens to me are almost like tile or bricks or something. They’re also about redesigning and redefining interior space."
To see if NY Times' Holland Cotter was right about the New Museum show exhibiting a large number of commercially-successful artists, Paddy unleashed one of her interns on the claim…and the findings:
"According to AFC intern Julia Halperin’s research results, only 35 of the 52 artists included in the show have had solo shows, and of that number, seven are precariously placed in the 'commercially successful' category."
The mash-up culture of the street makes for some lovely juxtapositions.
FlavorPill: Why do you think Venice has retained this mythic quality? What’s the connection between that floating city and the ones you’ve created?
Swoon: Venice shouldn’t exist, but it does. There’s a kind of beauty and joy that’s very specific to seeing a seemingly impossible thing survive and flourish. I think that this is our secret too. We shouldn’t exist out here, but we do.
If you ever thought that men don't make great parents, you should look to the animal kingdom for evidence to the contrary:
"Z and Vielpunkt faithfully cared for their adopted egg for more than a month; in late April it hatched. Since then, they've been taking care of their chick around the clock; it's still too young to feed itself, so the dads feed him fish mash, Schöne explained.
'Since the chick arrived, they have been behaving just as you would expect a heterosexual couple to do,' the zoo said in a statement."
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