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Mad Quickies: Interstellar Cinderella, Disappearing Murals, New Horizons Animations and More!

It’s Wednesday Quickies time and I’ve chosen only the best for you. Shall we? THIS. This is what I’ve been waiting for – NASA has released an animation of New Horizons’ flyby of the Pluto system. Video is below as well. Interstellar Cinderella is the tale of a spaceship-repairing heroine …

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Mad Quickies: Lost LEGOs Wash Ashore for 18 Years, More Furiosa, Art Crimes and Much More!

I just want to let you know, that there are no links to Banksy’s Dismaland in this edition of the Quickies. I don’t know how you feel about that, but here we are. Let’s do this. Here’s your weekly art crimes blotter, which has pretty much become my favorite thing. …

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Mad Quickies: Art Crimes, Red Sprites, New Boroughs and More!

There’s some really good art crimes to read about today, so let’s just jump right in to the mid-week Quickies, shall we? What happens when your artwork that was lost in transit turns up on an auction website? Artist Cal Lane found out the hard way. Here is your weekly …

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Mad Quickies: Sunken Cities, Hillside Murals, Unfollowing Everyone on Twitter and More!

It’s time for your Wednesday Quickies! Let’s dive right in, shall we? I love the vibrancy and slashes of color that artist Frank Gonzales has included in his paintings of birds. Our pal Glendon Mellow unfollowed everyone on Twitter and then built his feed back up from scratch. He’s drawn …

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Mad Quickies: Robots Singing 90s Ballads, Recycled Skateboard Guitars, Art Crime Blotter and More!

There’s no time for long winded nonsense. Dig in! I know what you’re thinking – “Hey Brian, is there a police blotter type thing for art crimes?” Yes. There is. Researcher Stefan Eberhard is honored for his photography. Teenage me (and frankly, 37 year-old me) is in love with these …

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Mad Quickies: Dinosaurs in High Heels, Jedi Knight With a GoPro, Infinite Dioramas and So Much More!

Hey gang, there were so many cool things to share this week that I had to pare it down to these fine links below. So much good stuff here, so you should probably dive right in. Go! I saw this thing about Arabic numerals and angles on Facebook the other …

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Mad Quickies: The Pluto Edition – All Pluto, All The Time

My birthday isn’t until Friday. But I got an early present from NASA today (yesterday, as you read this). We’ve been waiting years for the New Horizons probe to reach the Pluto system and on July 14th, the waiting was over. We’ve made no secret about our giddiness here at …

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Mad Quickies: Indoor Ball-Pit Beach, Sunburn Art, 3D Printing Against ISIS and More!

Welcome aboard, mates. It’s time we set sail on a voyage in search of the mid-week Quickies. Someone please buy me a boat. As we talked about in a recent episode of Mad Art Cast, ISIS has been destroying historical sites and artifacts in Iraq. Morehshin Allahyari, an Iranian born …

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