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The New York Times Distributes Blank Pages For The Book Thief Advertisement

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you picked up a copy of The New York Times today, you probably noticed that pages nine and ten are completely blank, save for a URL at the very bottom. Before you wonder if Banksy got ahold of the famous paper for today's New York takeover art piece, it wasn't him and it wasn't a mistake — it's actually a pretty fantastic ad for 20th Century Fox's upcoming adaptation of Markus Zusak's novel, The Book Thief.... Read More

Rock Paper Photo CEO Mark Halpern Talks Procuring Some of the World's Most Iconic Entertainment Photography

Oct 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

There are few jobs out there that I would nearly kill for, but Mark Halpern's is one of them. As the CEO of Rock Paper Photo, Mark spends his days hunting for rare and unseen photos of all your favorite iconic rock stars, actors, and authors. Nowadays with the internet, you can see hundreds of photos of whoever you want, but Google isn't going to get inside that shoe box filled with negatives under a photographer's bed — Mark and his team will, and that's where it gets interesting.... Read More

Christie's Collection of Anthony Hail and Charles Posey Nets Over $1.9M

Oct 21, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Christie’s auction titled Arbiters of Style: The Collection of Anthony Hail and Charles Posey took place in New York City on October 8, 2013. The event, which included more than 230 lots, realized $1,927,875 — with 99 percent sold by lot and 99 percent by value. ... Read More

Inflatable Ark Nova Symphony Hall Brings Happiness to Tsunami-Ravaged Japan

Oct 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Not only is music great when you need to cut loose after a long day at work, it has the unbelievable ability to transcend societal boundaries and actually make you feel better on a chemical level. When terrible things happen, listening to music will get your brain to release dopamine (the feel-good chemical) and cause your blood vessels to actually relax — among a myriad of other effects.... Read More

Banksy Anonymously Sells Original Artwork in NYC For Only $60

Oct 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

In case you weren't already infatuated with every move Banksy makes, get ready to feel an extreme surge of sadness, jealously, and admiration. In case you didn't know, the sneaky British artist has been living in New York for the past month creating installations all over the city as part of his Better Out Than In exhibition — including a slaughterhouse delivery truck filled with stuffed animals, a concrete confessional in Manhattan, war horses wearing goggles, and a beaver stenciled on a Brooklyn wall.... Read More

Standout Pieces from Affordable Art Fair New York

Oct 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

The Affordable Art Fair is an international series that brings would-be art collectors and art fans the opportunity to purchase original pieces at various price points. Having just wrapped up yesterday in New York City, the fair brought arts patrons of every income bracket and social sphere to the Waterfront Tunnel in West Chelsea, to view artworks priced from $100 to $10,000.... Read More

The Spider Webbed Art Experience of Tomás Saraceno's In Orbit

Oct 3, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A massive interactive art exhibit by Tomás Saraceno called In Orbit has been assembled under a vast glass dome ceiling at the K21 Museum in Düsseldorf, Germany. Planned to remain on display until fall 2014, the installation is made using steel wire mesh and transparent orbits which come together in a surreal landscape reminiscent of a sea of clouds [...]... Read More

What's Next for Aaron Paul, Bryan Cranston, and the Breaking Bad Cast?

Oct 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Breaking Bad is over. I know you're grieving and may even be going through the five stages of loss, but just because the show has ended doesn't have to mean you have to say goodbye to the people behind your favorite characters. Not only do Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston have plenty of new projects on the way, the rest of the cast has some titles lined up too.... Read More

 
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