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Best of Kickstarter: “Haunted Bodies” by Artist Christina Mrozik

A lovely collection of drawings and writings by artist Christina Mrozik (previously featured here). Created while moving through a year of depression, Mrozik tackles the essentials of what it is to be human and to hurt. Her faceless drawings merge pieces of organ with natural elements in an effort to express feelings of inaccessibility and […]

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Bob Woodward Snaps Back: John Kelly and Jim Mattis ‘Not Telling the Truth’

Author Bob Woodward disputed denials from White House chief of staff Gen. John Kelly and Defense Secretary Gen. Jim Mattis about his book’s reporting surrounding their disparaging comments about President Donald Trump. “They are not telling the truth,” Woodward said in an interview with NBC anchor Savannah Guthrie. “These are political statements to protect their […]

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Giveaway: “Feathers and Faces” by Adele Renault

A collection showcasing the work of Belgian artist Adele Renault (previously featured here).  Known for her realistic portraits of pigeons and people, Renault’s forthcoming Feathers and Faces contains a variety of work, from canvas paintings to large-scale murals. See more images below or click here to pre-order before the September 15th release! Renault has provided […]

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Van Gogh on the Beauty of Sorrow and the Enchantment of Storms, in Nature and in Life

Chance doesn’t deal happiness with an even hand — some lives are more weighed down by sorrow than others. It can be easy, and misguided, to romanticize suffering — despite Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s superb admonition against it, we have a long cultural history of perpetuating the “tortured genius” myth, the reality behind which is far […]

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Book Giveaway: “Anonymous” by Photographer Anthony Tafuro

A visual exploration of renowned hacktivist group, Anonymous, by Brooklyn-based photographer Anthony Tafuro (previously featured here). Following from BA.KU. (2015), which followed a balaclava-clad skateboard crew in Vancouver, Tafuro’s latest publication with powerHouse Books is based on a years-long project driven by his own fascination with the subversive international network as well as the very […]

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In Response To Her Book Calling Him A Racist, Trump Says Omarosa Is ‘A Low-Life’

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Omarosa Manigault Newman entered the White House as one of President Donald Trump’s longest-serving associates, the only person aside from his daughter who’d known and worked alongside him for more than a decade. She was given an office, an assistant and the highest salary afforded an administration staffer. Those days, she announces […]

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A ‘Queer Eye’ book is coming to gift you joy before the holidays

Image: Courtesy of Netflix By Proma Khosla2018-07-31 18:40:53 UTC Happy early holidays to you and yours, who will be exclusively gifting and receiving Queer Eye books this winter.  Yup, an official book based on the hit Netflix series and authored by its five stars is heading to stores. QUEER EYE: Love Yourself, Love Your Life, […]

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At Least Omarosa’s Got the Right Name for Her ‘Tell-All’ on the Trump White House: Unhinged

President Donald Trump holds an African American History Month listening session attended by Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault (L) and other officials in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. Photo: Michael Reynolds (Getty Images) Like the rest of the White House’s […]

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Giveaway: “Strange Plants III”

The third book in the award-winning series about plants in contemporary art from editor Zio Baritaux of independent publishing house Zioxla (previously featured here). Continuing the dialogue started in the first two volumes, “Strange Plants III” now features 50 different artists. While ranging widely in their approaches and mediums, what they all have in common […]

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Michelle Obama’s Memoir Will Be A ‘Re-Humanization Effort’

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JUNE 22: Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama speaks during the Opening General Session of the 2018 American Library Association Annual Conference at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 22, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo: Erika Goldring/WireImage Former First Lady Michelle Obama told the 2018 American […]

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