Thursday, September 4, 2014
philamuseum:

A new installation, “At the Center: Masters of American Craft" is the second in a series in this gallery. It highlights artists who have shaped the field of American modern and contemporary craft.Pendant from the “Handpiece” Series, c. 1978, by Colette

philamuseum:

A new installation, “At the Center: Masters of American Craft" is the second in a series in this gallery. It highlights artists who have shaped the field of American modern and contemporary craft.

Pendant from the “Handpiece” Series, c. 1978, by Colette

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wnyc:

Behind the scenes with one of lucha libre’s biggest stars, Cassandro, an openly gay wrestler who competes in drag. WATCH THE [gorgeous] VIDEO
via The New Yorker

wnyc:

Behind the scenes with one of lucha libre’s biggest stars, Cassandro, an openly gay wrestler who competes in drag.
WATCH THE [gorgeous] VIDEO

via The New Yorker

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Monday, July 28, 2014 Friday, July 18, 2014
Holder memorably referred to the U.S. as a ‘nation of cowards’ when it comes to race, but that could be a better state of affairs than the one we now have. It’s far more damning that this is a nation of self-declared racial innocents, blithely detached from its past and their prejudices. Jelani Cobb on talking openly about Obama and race: http://nyr.kr/1l3ChHc (via newyorker)
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Monday, July 14, 2014
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Friday, July 11, 2014

thegetty:

A List of Shameful Conditions & Operations

To live alone.
To arrive at a social gathering alone. (Desired by no one?)
To go outside in clothing not suited to the weather.
To say something that can be traced to someone else.
To have nowhere to go Saturday night.
To have no interest in Jacques Lacan.
To have no friend with a summer cottage.
To have no family.
To be dirty, to smell.
To have no interest in people.
To be gossiped about.
To be sexually betrayed.
To be ignorant of current popular music.
To be disloyal to a friend.
To gossip.
To grow fat.
To become middle-aged.
To lose one’s beauty.
To be enraged.
To be deserted by a husband or lover.
To be inordinately ambitious.
To have more money than your friends.
To have less money than your friends.
To be different from your neighbors.
To not understand what is said to you. 
To not recognize someone.
To forget a name.
To lose one’s powers.
To go down in the world.
To be bored with one’s friends.
To be thought of as superior to what one knows oneself to be.
To discover what one thought was common knowledge about oneself is not.
To discover that closely guarded information about oneself is common knowledge.
To have less knowledge than one’s students.

Yvonne Rainer

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Friday, June 27, 2014

wnyc:

We’re almost at Game of Thrones capacity, but some guy made an opening credits sequence straight out of the 80s. You must watch.

—Sean, Sideshow

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
hyperallergic:

English Prevo, “Timed Figures, 3-minute pose.” [nd]
Micron on found paper.
http://englishart.tumblr.com/

hyperallergic:

English Prevo, “Timed Figures, 3-minute pose.” [nd]

Micron on found paper.

http://englishart.tumblr.com/

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

nedhepburn:

Talking Heads
I Wish You Wouldn’t Say That

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