Mad Quickies: Art World Shadow Banking, Football Nerds, Tons of Art Crime and More!
Hey there gang. Today we’ve got beautiful things, scandalous things, sad things and fun things. Just like real life. Onward!
You want MORE (alleged) art crimes? Well then feast your eyes on the shady world of auction houses acting as shadow banks. -Via Dr. Ray
Here’s a gorgeous photo essay featuring members of the transgender community of Christopher Street and the West Village. -Via Donna
A list of magical realist games for your smartphone? Yes please.
Guess what? The Green Bay Packers are Dragon Ball Z nerds! -Via Jim
In God Damned Bullshit News- Daisy Ridley, our beloved Rey, has closed her Instagram account after being harassed for expressing a mild political opinion. -Via Courtney
Over 40 artists and designers have banded together to accuse apparel company Zara of intellectual property theft. It’s pretty blatant with even a cursory glance.
Art professionals and scientists have come together to petition oil giant BP’s renewed sponsorship of cultural institutions in the UK.
As a palate cleanser, here’s some wonderful photos with accompanying quotes of and by Georgia O’Keefe. -Via Amy
Featured image via Santa Ragione Studios