Links & Comments (2011-09-17)

El Sol 25 fairy

  • On Wythe. http://t.co/uAyhqxi #
  • This is an Italian restaurant sign I spotted in Copenhagen. I loved the sculptural quality immediately. http://t.co/avkJORB #
  • Loving the Cults album. Nice sound and exactly what I'm feeling this Sat morn. #
  • Oh oh, 9 people away from my 4,000th follower on Twitter. Who will get the free cocktail with me? Wait, is that a blessing or curse? #
  • For those who don't know. My 4,000th follower goes drinking w/ me & I get to take photos of them stumbling around…& post on net (obviously). #
  • Yes, not flying anyone, but will raincheck /@railtonrailton: does it count if I unfollow, then follow u again? & will u fly me from London? #
  • I blame the meanness of my "friends" // RT @rejinl: @hragv Oops, looks like you may have scared a follower away 🙁 #
  • Ok, I just got 4 unfollows and 3 follows in the last 15 minutes. This is going to be a strange sprint to 4,000. #
  • I seriously hope you win the drink w/ me /@tommykha: @hragv @starwarsmodern Sharp sticks are the fundamentals of cattle prods. They are fun. #
  • Ok, this is going backwards. I'm 10 followers away. Damn you @cmonstah & @starwarsmodern #
  • If this keeps up, I'm just going to create fake accounts, follow myself and drink alone. #
  • I'm discovering my slice of the Twitterverse is full of sadists. #
  • Dear @Powhida , what are you procrastinating on Twitter, shouldn't you be working? I'm telling @magdasawon! You'll be in trouble. #
  • They suck, don't they. // RT @rmitty: @hragv the good news is a few unfollows can remedy that and get you a new slice #
  • Think of the tuna // RT @starwarsmodern: Twitter hasn't been this fun since the dolphin scandal broke. RT @hr… (cont) http://t.co/udDV6aj #
  • Dear @KimKardashian, can you please tell your followers that I'm taking my 4,000th Twitter follower out for … (cont) http://t.co/BSm73S7 #
  • A distinguishing user, obviously // RT @prplst: @starwarsmodern I specifically joined Twitter today to follow @hragv #
  • I'm afraid @KimKardashian has failed me. Now another tactic. Hmmmm… #
  • Dear @charliesheen, I'm trying to offer my 4,000th Twitter follower a free cocktail but my "friends" are frust… (cont) http://t.co/VmXTz84 #
  • Dear @ladygaga, Can you tell your followers that I am offering my 4,000th follower a night of free drinks wit… (cont) http://t.co/Hn7PQqd #
  • Dear @maddow, I know you appreciate a good cocktail. I am trying to buy my 4,000th Twitter follower a nigh… (cont) http://t.co/k9qqIgi #
  • You are all fantastic! And you guys are better than @ladygaga // RT @PortsMofA: not @ladygaga but we'll hel… (cont) http://t.co/r72HyWs #
  • Thanks! /@thomasstimpson: If you like art, drinks, and Brooklyn, follow @hragv. His 4k follower gets a night of free drinks. He's at 3988… #
  • I'm done with you all…Twitterverse you have thwarted me. I'm off to a party now. #
  • A lil late, no? #divorce //@veken: Today…a good day to follow @hragv. He's taking 4000th follower out 4 cocktails & he really needs a drink! #
  • Just saw best Paul Klee tattoos ever. Things I learn drinking. http://t.co/rBaI7ZK http://t.co/oV377yV #
  • Other arm has William Blake. WOW! http://t.co/SuhF7Dh http://t.co/ceXIyqV #
  • And some more…this time by Khalil Gibran. I love this woman. http://t.co/to0j9n9 http://t.co/y9JAJbN #
  • Hello, lunch! Don't need your charity @starwarsmodern (…I really blame @cmonstah ) http://t.co/VYbPS5f #
  • Best birthday present I ever bought anyone. Love you, Mandy! http://t.co/J2v31QE #
  • The closing party of Monster Island was nice. That's it. #
  • There's always something magical about watching the Empire State Building lights turn off right before your eyes. #
  • Unicorn graffiti. http://t.co/byZmeEZ #
  • El Sol 25 continues to keep the streets interesting. #streetart http://t.co/AX1kx0r #
  • Lori Ellison & Lars Swan at their opening at Valentine gallery (Bushwick) last Friday night. http://t.co/vXhOCyc #
  • From the closing party at Monster Island, Williamsburg. http://t.co/chSjdVq #
  • "White wall of the page. To hope that it will open up with a hidden force." —Marcel Cohen http://t.co/tC9XtHh #
  • I remember going w/ friends to donate blood at Woodhull hospital on 9/11. Nurse said no one w/ a tattoo could donate. We all left. #
  • The Soviet opera glasses. #still life http://t.co/75lijo0 #
  • The Soviet opera glasses Jack T gave me. #still life http://t.co/vrYkw3R #
  • Jack was a 1950s American communist, so he was afraid of being found out. He was also gay and Armenian and one of http://t.co/SXNzn59 #
  • I was friends with Jack for nine years till he got sick and his nieces nudged me out of his life. I loved my visi http://t.co/MaclLaE #
  • I love Williamsburg. http://t.co/cy8Dzby #
  • Homage to Andy Warhol. If you had one thing to say about him what would you say? http://t.co/Uj2mDBx #
  • "By 2030 China’s economy could loom as large as Britain’s in the 1870s or America’s in the 1970s" http://t.co/6CLSDt0 #
  • I don't understand why the @nytimes writes website as two words, "Web site," capitalizing the W. That simply looks wrong. #
  • LOL // RT @elaveyra: @hragv Don't question the @nytimes about the inter Net #
  • Who's the troll? You are. http://t.co/0qTSMtB #
  • This is hilarious: "A hipster is someone who buys records even if they don't have a record player, just to say they bought records." #
  • "Basically a hipster is your modern day Amish. They don't like the trends of the world, so they shun them & live their own worthless lives." #
  • Urban Dictionary has pages and pages of definitions for hipsters (#286 definitions to be exact). Hilarious reading: http://t.co/k5BQBYk #
  • "Only…way to tell if…ur talking to…a hipster is to ask them…If they respond no & turn their casette player back on…[they're] a hipster." #
  • Q: how many hipsters does it take to screw in a light bulb? A: What, you don't know? #
  • On Kent http://t.co/jgaKoz3 #
  • Louis Vuitton banana suit #streetart J'adore. http://t.co/4OnYRrr #
  • Honestly, I'm getting tired of this cut taxes talk. I don't want them cut, I want them spent better and more services. #
  • Tech Geek question: Has anyone used/developed Open Atrium? What is it like? #
  • They'll mail him meals? /@TylerGreenDC: w/ S Sifton leaving NYT dining critic's chair, presume he'll be succeeded by Michael Kimmelman. #LOL #
  • We have a winner, @DanceArtMusic, you win a cocktail. #
  • Kind of zany. CBS has released hashtags for its fall TV shows. http://t.co/nT3YKrf #
  • What a great title // RT @markbilly8: @magdasawon @hragv celebrity friendly should be the title of a painting. #
  • Yo @defneayas, congratulations on your new post as the director of Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam. YOU ROCK! #
  • Elated all the naysayers about our Hyperallergic event last night were wrong. Charging $5 didn't turn people away…was our biggest crowd yet! #
  • Anyone know an architectural historian (19th C/20th C) who I can ask for a quote? #
  • OMG, can people just go totaly ebook please. These piles of paper are heavy. #
  • Death is overrated // RT @AlizaySteinberg: @hragv EMBRACE THE PAPER! FEEL THE DEATH OF TREES! #
  • It's @jandrewARTS with some late de Koonkng sculptures at the @MuseumModernArt opening. http://t.co/qBJbPGo0 #
  • Guards at @MuseumModernArt de Kooning show being mean. Now they decide they won't let me take pics. Hate them. #
  • Loving this. Seeing the de Koonings in person are great. This is classic abstraction. Black & whites make me swoon. #
  • Detail of de Kooning's "…whose name is writ in water" (1975) at MoMA http://t.co/3gAx2vFu #
  • Wow, great trailer for provocative new documentary on American Jews, Zionism & the state of Israel. #pureawesome http://t.co/lnVdxujC #
  • Having David Byrne discuss social media is ridiculous. #
  • OMG, I can't stop laughing. // RT @chaykak: Pace "social media" is less about tech than social, sharing. #
  • In more interesting Pace gallery news, their Ad Reinhardt show on W57th St is pretty damn good. #
  • Awww….the original Twitter homepage: http://t.co/39hqRMN4 #
  • De Kooning's "Door to the River" (1960) http://t.co/DteIm2nT #
  • Wait, the New York Sun still publishes? #
  • Just bought a portable record player to listen to my Moholy-Nagy LP. Yes, I'm an art geek. cc @artfagcity @HeartAsArena http://t.co/FfRbw8yG #
  • Interesting thoughts from a class I'd never take // My Own Private Professor Franco -> http://t.co/eE9uKMWO #
  • Brilliant! What took them so long? // @anxiaostudio: Bold. Twitter has a Chinese-language version. @aiww @duyanpili #
  • Detail of the Sol LeWitt mural at the Columbus Circle station. #publicart http://t.co/rONvj9aI #
  • Work, work, work. #
  • People are bloggers and some aren't. #reality #
  • Ok, just got image of Kim Kardashian photoshopped onto book about Armenian Genocide sent to me via email. My day just got THAT much weirder. #
  • I love hearing about the children of famous artists who are drug-addled freaks. Looking at you Lisa de Kooning. #
  • I know drug-addled sounds negative but not really in my world. #
  • I knew you'd understand // RT @soumiyalakshmi: @hragv I know Freaks sounds negative but not really in my world. #
  • Umm…twitpic? /@cmonstah: …most insanely hot UPS guy is assigned to my neighborhood. Thought you all needed to know. #ObjectificationTweets #
  • Great, I just accidentally closed my browser and I have to queue up again for the Abramovic video game. #mylifetoday #
  • How do I keep getting kicked out of line for the Abramovic video game. Just asked the creator. #firstworldproblems #
  • Holy shit, I'm never getting in. //@mrhopthescissor: @hragv you have to pay immaculate attention to your chara… (cont) http://t.co/pXcYAYgI #
  • WOW, you're dedicated. //RT @mrhopthescissor: @hragv I've been first in line twice now, and still haven't sa… (cont) http://t.co/kiDvWN99 #
  • Condoms? / @cmonstah: @TwoCoats PLEASE / @TwoCoats: @cmonstah should we send packages? /@cmonstah:…insanely hot UPS guy…assigned to my hood. #
  • A 3D Hitler book? Why? http://t.co/e2xzyxWa #
  • Just thought it'd be meta. I'd include leopard print thong & massage oil too //@cmonstah: @hragv i'm a looker, not a toucher. | cc @TwoCoats #
  • I just discovered that @sugarintosyrup is into mime music (she's DJing today), I feel like I'm in friggin' Montmartre. #
  • Just discovered @gregorg's bitchy side. Love it. #knowledgeispower #
  • My 4,000th follower won't return my tweet. Sad. So, decided to go to drinks with @juliaxgulia instead. She's buying. #liquormakeslifebetter #
  • Wow, France. You guys are messed. // RT @Reuters: France bans street prayers http://t.co/566uk3Ho #
  • Will French muslims be praying in the streets cuz of this miracle? Oh wait… // Michel Houellebecq Found Alive http://t.co/xJQ4eaKh #
  • Honestly, it doesn't deserve that much. #
  • LOL // @alexiskmanheim: Yesterday…put…large stack of…college books in front of my house marked FREE…only 1 left…titled The Capitalist System #
  • Oh no, I just became THAT GUY who wished he brought his portable record player & spoken word records to the party. #
  • Oh look, a double rainbow cake for #FEEDFEEED 🙂 http://t.co/F99Dm4tH #
  • Forgot to say bye to @manbartlett …bye dude #FEEDFEEED #

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