Mad Quickies

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 – Brostitutional Rights. Via Amy

Ursuala Goff, a stylist, colors her hair to match the hues of masterpieces.

Bethany Cosentino pens an essay on Sexism and the Music Industry for Lenny Letter. Via Courtney

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum has paired butterfly specimens with photo collages for their installation “Flutterby: Butterfly”.

I should show this to you because Matthew Cox embroiders on X-ray film and that’s equal parts droll and amazing. But honestly? It’s the X-ray images of flowers by Dr. Dain L. Tasker, an early 20th century radiologist, that move me.

It’s quite possibly the BEST unsolicited dick pic EVER. Via Amy

This is some fine fine news! You can download free coloring books from world-class libraries.: The New York Public Library, Bodleian, Smithsonian & More. Via Amy

Atsushi Segawa mixes of realism and surrealism with his GIFs imagining Edo Japan with computers.

Retail find: Unicorn slippers that light up. I kid you not.

In the wake of the Broncos’ big win, if you’re still jonesing for some more of the sport, check this out: The Forgotten History of Women’s Football.


Walk inside a Dali for a 3600 view

from the page

Go inside and beyond Dalí’s painting Archeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus and explore the world of the surrealist master like never before. Experience Dreams of Dalí in the special exhibit Disney & Dalí: Architects of the Imagination at The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, or at Opens January 23, 2016.


Featured image is an excerpt of a photo by Peter Stackpole/Life Magazine/The LIFE Picture Collection /Getty Images.



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