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Mad Quickies: Art-Less Weekend, Arabic Type Puns, World Press Winners, Vivid Methane and More!

Hello hello, my friends! I bring you some justified distraction to your day—rather amazing items here, I must say. For the duration of President’s Day weekend, The Davis Museum at Wellesley College has removed all works created by or donated by immigrants for their Art-Less initiative and it’s astonishing. Via …

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Mad Quickies: Trump Archive, Darwin’s Demons, Met Art Open Access, Vinyl LP Slo Mo and More!

Well, well, my fine friends, I’ve peeled myself away from the news long enough to bring you some links of interest. Now if you don’t mind, I’d better return to check on the headlines because I’m sure 15 things have happened in the interim. I hope you like! Archivists Want …

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Mad Quickies: Frederick Douglass Trolls Trump, MOMA Rehangs, Queen Bey Poses, Superheroes Explain Spacetime and More!

Howdy, pardners- sun’s up and we’re moving forward. I’ve got a bunch of excellent links for you. Let’s go! Let’s begin here with a moment of beauty. Photographer Tiina Törmänen has taken some truly magical photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights. Via @artologica Museum of Modern Art …

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Mad Quickies: 10 Actions 100 Days, Woolf Thoughts, Aqua Vitae, Children of Men and More!

The world is currently on fire but I thought these links might distract you while you’re en route to a protest, enjoy an energizing break, or choose to see some beauty. I love you all and am proud of you so let me boop you on the schnozz and let’s …

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Mad Quickies: Helen Reddy Surprise, Snail Drawings, Zen Pencils, Oscar Noms and More!

You guyz, I promise that the Quickies won’t be a constant Trump-a-rama but I can’t help myself just yet. That said, I’ve also got some pretty things for you so let’s get started… On the twitterz, @ladyhaja said, “Draw me like one of your French girls.” That’s one of the …

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3 Truths About Trumpism

Greetings from the Resistance! This week I found a video on twitter via Parker Molloy. It is expertly done in every way: script, illustration and voice. Its message is powerful and it is definitely something to share. 3 Truths About Trumpism The film was written by Ananya Roy and illustrated …

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Mad Quickies: Now Madder Than Ever.

Well, hi there. It’s the weekend! It’s my birthday! Sh*t is about to really hit the fan in my country! Today’s Quickies are my gift to you. Let’s see what’s what… “A bloody call to arms” by LA artist Illma Gore, along with an artist collective, is about to be …

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A Russian Journalist writes “A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media”

The following article is by Alexey Kovalev, a Russian journo who generously states in a postscript that he allows this to be reposted and shared. We feel it’s important and timely and, frankly, excellent advice at this shattering and crucial moment in American politics, events that are being scrutinized with …

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