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Useless Press Auctions Useless Data

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Useless Press, a self-styled purveyor of “high-quality internet things” launched earlier this month, is, like many no-profit, high-minded endeavors, auctioning an object. The object in… More ›

Jonathan Franzen: Loves Long Walks, Not Surly

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Most author photos aim to project a certain ponderous intellectual heft: Headshots, often in black-and-white, often with said author palming his head as if to convey the swelling bloom of thought… More ›

Get Schooled with Bruce High Quality

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The Bruce High Quality Foundation University (BHQFU), billed as a “learning experiment,” has announced their fall semester offerings. (Applications for prospective students are open from… More ›

NEW INC Steps Out at Red Bull Studios New York

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Billed as the first “museum-led incubator” and a “co-working space designed to encourage collaboration and spark ideas from the synthesis of different disciplines,” the New Museum’s NEW INC… More ›

Printed Matter’s Moving Sale Starts Tonight

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In place of its annual Summer Warehouse Sale, Printed Matter is celebrating its forthcoming relocation with a Moving Sale, offering 10 to 40 percent off a majority of its inventory (some, even 50… More ›

Sumi Ink Club Hits the Lower East Side

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Sumi Ink Club, a collaborative art-making venture launched in 2005 by Luke Fischbeck and Sarah Rara, will be held each remaining Saturday in July, from 12 to 6 p.m., at Rawson Projects (221 Madison… More ›

Tom of Finland Will Put Out Your Fire

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No matter your sexual orientation, you’d do well to run over to Artists Space in New York for the phenomenally lewd and irreverent survey of drawings by late gay erotica icon Tom of Finland,… More ›