Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies: RBG Cosplay, Art History Ink, Aerial LA, Word Winners and More!

You guys- I don’t know about you, but I’ve been reeling from the news lately. It’s high time we enjoyed some stress-free moments of art, science and geekery. Let’s do it!

Notorious Justice RBG pens note to little girl who dressed up as her on Superhero Day. Via Amy

The American Dialect Society has spoken. The 2016 word of the year is DUMPSTER FIRE. Check out the categories, winners and contenders. Via Stan Carey

Wealthy activist and son of the sculptor Louise Bourgeois, Jean-Louis Goldwater Bourgeois, give back a stolen property to the original Manhattanites, the Lenape tribe.

These are truly gorgeous and some are extraordinary! And that Pollock!29 Museum-Worthy Tattoos Inspired by Art History.

Spoon & Tamago shares their favorite Japanese Designer New Year’s Cards of 2017.

Retail find: When you need to be extra fierce—and really, who doesn’t there days— Dinosaur Earrings by OOO Workshop.

Poets, musicians, diplomats, filmmakers, novelists, actors and artists share what books they loved in 2016 in The Year in Reading. This is noteworthy simply for the readably columnar layout.

Breathtaking Sky-High Images of Los Angeles at Dusk and Dawn courtesy of photographer Dylan Schwartz.

The twitter account I didn’t know I needed: @Tate – Tate Britain, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool & Tate St Ives. h/t Julie Mars


Thunder Globe!

Vie Steve deGroof


Featured image is a tattoo of Picasso’s “Guernica” by Okan Uçkun.



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