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May 17, 2012

Facebook Co-Founder to Renounce His Citizenship.

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Share This.Facebook co-founder, Eduardo Saverin, is looking to renounce his US citizenship in efforts that it will allow him to avoid paying hundreds of millions in taxes; a move that could ultimately cost him any opportunity of reentering the United States. US senators are up in arms regarding Saverin’s attempted move and have taken the Ex-PATRIOT Act, which stands for “Expatriation Prevention by Abolishing Tax-Related Incentives for Offshore Tenancy,” to Read More

NY Photo Festival in DUMBO.

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Share This.Running until Sunday, May 20th, The New York Photo Festival will be housed at various locations all over DUMBO. The event is curated by Glenn Ruga, Amy Smith-Stewart, Claude Grunitzky, and Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky, That Subliminal Kid. Tickets and schedules to individual shows, as well the list of the artists participating, are available through the NYPH site and are $15 advanced, $20 at the door. Check Read More

Darkly Dreaming Darick.

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Share This.Darick Maasen is one twisted individual. He takes iconic childhood characters and brings them to life, sort of, by creating mock “taxidermy” figures. Although Maasen is proficient in various mediums, it is his sculptures that grip you by the eyeballs and keep them locked with no sign of ever letting go. Although Maasen’s figures are reminiscent of a Frankenstein workshop, he gives the right touch of realism to these Read More

A New Brand of Currency.

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Share This.We recently visited Sean Kelly gallery this week to check out Kehinde Wiley‘s An Economy of Grace and we were absolutely floored to say the least. Wiley uses An Economy of Grace to address the lack of Afrocentric beauty in art’s history. The subjects’ — who were cast straight off the streets of New York City — poses are based on historical portraits of society women by Jacques-Louis David, Read More

Book ‘Em, Danno!: A Rare Look.

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Share This.Welcome to Book ‘Em, Danno!:…, a segment where we suggest a favorably organized group of words that have been conveniently placed into book form. We haven’t necessarily read these books but we have seen them on a shelf somewhere before. Joel Sartore–photographer for National Geographic and animal activist — gives us an intimate look at our fellow earth dwellers who are rarely given a chance to make their case. Read More

Learnin’ Youse Some Lettas: Chigoe.

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Share This.Chigoe (Pronounced: chi•go)→ Noun.: a) a tropical flea (Tunga penetrans) of which the fertile female causes great discomfort by burrowing under the skin. b) also known as “chigger.” Example: “During our tropical vacation Sally caught a bad case of chigoe.”

Thrown.

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Share This.We all know that girl: the one who flirts with every and anything with a pulse, eventually throwing herself (and her sense of self respect) out the window. But when Lilly McElroy composed her photo flip book, I Throw Myself At Men, she took the throwing part to a whole other level. Literally using herself as a human catapult, McElroy ambushes unsuspecting men at bars by launching into a Read More