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pictures of success selfies, mostly


And it only gets worse. In addition to reproducing the 25 or so images presented in the show, the catalog contains 65 excruciatingly sophomoric poems written by Mr. Franco in reaction to nearly all the Sherman film stills.
The deep content here, beneath the entitled narcissism, is a confused desperation that seems to drive Mr. Franco’s pursuit of visual art.

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kelela

Rome says: enjoy me. London: survive me. New York: gimme all you got. What a thrilling proposition! The chance to be “all that you might be.” Such a thrill—until it becomes a burden.

No one before Bernini had managed to make marble so carnal. In his nimble hands it would flatter and stream, quiver and sweat. His figures weep and shout, their torses twist and run, and arch themselves in spasms of intense sensation. He could, like an alchemist, change one material into another - marble into trees, leaves, hair, and, of course, flesh.   

     -   Simon Schama’s Power of Art. Bernini

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publicartfund:

Happy Earth Day! In honor of the annual event, we look back at Eric Arctander’s Nieuw Amsterdam ShorelineIn 1980, the environmental artist recreated the original shoreline of Manhattan, prior to landfill, across and along present-day streets and sidewalks.

The mile and a half of vivid green and blue—colors chosen to evoke land and water and to avoid confusion with highway markings in the area—began at Wall Street, New Amsterdam’s northern boundary, and extended southwest along Pearl Street to Broad Street. The two parallel lines—each four inches wide with a four-inch gap between— extended up and down Broad Street to a point just north of Beaver Street, designating the man-made canal, called “Heere Gracht” after Amsterdam’s famed waterway, which remained a landfill until 1673. Read more. 

fishlyandvice:

Ghost Hi-Five (redux)

fishlyandvice:

Ghost Hi-Five (redux)

fuckyeah1990s:

Rilo Kiley - The Frug

this video forever and always.

this video forever and always.

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sunday in the library suddenly worth it.

sunday in the library suddenly worth it.