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Mad Quickies: Rent Van Gogh’s Bedroom, Museum of Malware, Art Crimes and More!

Good morning friends. It’s snowing again in New York. I have no idea what the weather is like where you are. But if it’s cold, bundle up in the Wednesday Quickies! Would you like to stay in Van Gogh’s bedroom? Now you can, via AirBnB. Retail Find: A little, animal-shaped …

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Mad Quickies: Activist Bey, Edo GIFs, Brostitutional Rights, 360-degree Dali and More!

Happy Monday, home fries. I’ve got some cool links for your perusal. Let’s get to it! The Mad Art Back Channel is buzzing about this. Beyoncé in ‘Formation’: Entertainer, Activist, Both?. I’m telling you, Queen Bey’s new work is superlative and she is everything. Via Courtney Scenes from a Multiverse …

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Mad Quickies: #1000BlackGirlBooks, Bad Movie Science, Linguistics in Disney, and More!

Hey everybody! I’m trying my hand at the Quickies this week. I think this is where I say something exciting, like To the Quickies and Beyond! How was that? 24-year old Florence “Flow” Adepoju has founded a lipstick brand that makes shades designed first and foremost for black skin tones, …

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Mad Quickies: Blackstar Art, Alt History Paintings, Tinysaurs and More!

Good day, mates! Today we celebrate the birthday of our Commander-in-Chief, Amy Davis Roth! Go buy yourself a gift in her honor. As for the Quickies- that’s just a gift I’m giving you, too. Onward! Dear David Bowie fans: Jonathan Barnbrook’s “Blackstar” art is released for free. Via Courtney If …

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Mad Quickies: Password-Dispensing Banana, Guys Boudoir Photoshoots, TurtleCam and More!

It’s Monday. I’ve been “stuck” in my apartment all weekend because of the 30 inches of snow we got here in Brooklyn. So naturally I spent the whole weekend drunk searching out the very best the internet has to offer you fine folks. Go forth and click! Could glow-in-the-dark trees …

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Mad Quickies: Gin and Tonic Lasers, A Drake Coloring Book, Art Crimes and More!

Oh, hello there. Sorry for my long absence. I’ve been trapped in a movie theater since Star Wars opened. I’ve seen it 632 times. I’ve been able to figure out what the next two movies have in store, just from watching it so many times. Keep reading to find out …

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Mad Quickies: GoPro Wingsuiter, Giant Kinetics, Satellite Sounds and More!

Hey, all- welcome to the working week. I’ve got some quick Quickies to smooth your reentry. Onward! Kinetic artist Anthony Howe has constructed new enormous hypnotic sculptures. You could watch these automations and contemplate the universe. Yes there are a lot pf “Star Wars” reimaginings but yu have to admit …

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Mad Quickies: The Space Oddity Edition

When you make a list of personal heroes—true artists who crossed lines and changed everything—David Bowie surely has to be at the top. At least he is for me. Jon Pareles gives us this memoriam on how Bowie transcended music, art and fashion but I submit to you it was …

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