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Getting Off

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Oroma Elewa

Oroma Elewa

Oroma is one new wave feminist who wears her politics especially well‚ and we’ve long admired her from afar for her work‚ which includes one-time print mag Pop’Africana and a contemporary take on the classical intellectual salon.

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Richard Haines

Richard Haines

It only takes Richard a few flourishes of the brush to lay an image down on a page. Despite its outwardly simple style‚ his work is rigorous and technically sophisticated and has helped make him into one of the best-known illustrators working today.

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Rafaël Rozendaal

Rafaël Rozendaal

In the early 1980s, Sherrie Levine gained notoriety for her groundbreaking exhibition After Walker Evans. She had photographed a number of the FSA master’s Great Depression-era photographs (notably all taken before she was born in 1947) and then hung and presented them, in all seriousness, as her original work. She had shot and developed the […]

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Shanks

Shanks

Improvised weapons created from otherwise non-imposing objects, generally for the purpose of stabbing within close quarters in order to inflict bodily harm on another human.

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Ceramics

Ceramics

First developed out of utilitarian necessity, pottery is one of the oldest known art forms. The methodology of working with ceramics has changed little over the millennia, with the basic principles that were invented thousands of years ago still being used today. It is an aged and beautiful craft that can be used for functional […]

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Ryan McGinness

Ryan McGinness

Ryan McGinness is a New York-based visual artist whose large scale paintings draw heavy influence from the surf and skate culture of his hometown of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Known for his intricately layered pieces, McGinness weaves together the visual language of contemporary iconography, corporate logos, and public signage, creating abstract pieces that have established him […]

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Future Food

Future Food

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Landon Metz

Landon Metz

I first met Landon Metz at an opening in September of 2011, less than a week after moving to New York from Chicago. At the time, he was receiving a lot of attention for a series of works rendered in enamel on unprimed canvas—gestural, highly tactile abstract paintings that made clear references to people like […]

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Still Here

Still Here

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Henry Diltz

Henry Diltz

I have been taking photos of toilets since I got my first camera in ’66. Toilets are kind of like fire hydrants (which I also like to photograph). These are things we see every day, but we don’t see them as works of art. There was a photographer in the ’40s named Paul Strand. He took […]

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Kai Neville

Kai Neville

We talked to filmmaker Kai Neville about surfing, eating, traveling, and some of his other favorite things.

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Mia Christopher

Mia Christopher

Mia Christopher is an artist living and working in San Francisco, California. She makes paintings with alternative materials like confetti, latex, glitter and lipstick, and loves her cats and sweet treats.

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Monsters In The Closet

Monsters In The Closet

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