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1 Million Dots to Draw Choose One. | David Bayo.

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[dropcap]D[/dropcap]avid Bayo is a French contemporary artist whose mediums include painting and illustration. This beautiful illustration, Bauhaus, took him 90+ hours to complete. Bayo incorporated 1 million dots using a Rotring rapidograph 0.1 and a Strathmore 300 series Bristol (vellum). Check out his speed draw video below. Find More of David’s Work Here. Bim StarThis New York City native breathes the concrete jungle. …

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Gif of the Day. | Sound and Color by Kim Salt.

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Find More of Kim Salt’s illustrations here. Bim StarThis New York City native breathes the concrete jungle. From be a stylist and clothing designer who’s pieces has graced the silhouettes of fashionistas and socialites alike, to running the streets to get the next story, Bim Star has made his name synonymous as the catalyst of the “urban-sophisticate” style in this …

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The Most Important Cover of 2016. | Kadir Nelson for The New Yorker.

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s a child, it didn’t feel like summer unless the streets were wet with water from illegally opened hydrants and the familiar jingle of the nearest Mr. Softee truck wafted through the air. Now, as an adult, it doesn’t feel like summer unless the streets run red with the blood of the unarmed poor and the cry of a grief-stricken …

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Psychic Compound at C24 Gallery. | Nick Gentry.

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[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ondon based artist Nick Gentry debuted his solo exhibition, Psychic Compound, this week at C24 Gallery. I am absolutely in love with their new space and couldn’t wait to attend an opening reception. My affinity for their new headquarters withstanding, there was a little skepticism at first because Gentry’s work didn’t really speak me when I first laid eyes upon it. I soon …

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18/F/Bi/MA at Brilliant Champions. | Erin M. Riley.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n recent years in her small Brooklyn studio, artist Erin M. Riley installed a decades-old, industrial-sized loom—bigger than a Smartcar and untouched by its previous owner. In coffee-fueled and often improvisational spurts, Riley weaves figurative tapestries with a lush, gradient color palette—prepping the yarn herself with up to forty hand-dyed colors. You may have seen her work at this year’s …

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NEW Music | “Let’s Do It” | Ugly God featuring Famous Dex & Trill Sammy.

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[dropcap]U[/dropcap]gly God recently teamed up with Famous Dex and Trill Sammy for the song, “Let’s Do It.” To be honest, Ugly God stole the show but Trill Sammy really piqued our interest. Not one to be left out, Famous Dex also just dropped a new single today titled “OK Dexter”.  Have a listen to both! Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a …

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A Brief But Honest Look at Art Southampton 2016.

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]rt Southampton, one of the season’s most talked about fairs and the only reason why I would sit in a car for two and a half hours—with traffic—on a muggy summer day. This was my first time attending Art Southampton. I’ve heard so much about it from my friends and peers over the years and I finally got the chance …

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GIF of the Day. | Thoughts.

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Bim StarThis New York City native breathes the concrete jungle. From be a stylist and clothing designer who’s pieces has graced the silhouettes of fashionistas and socialites alike, to running the streets to get the next story, Bim Star has made his name synonymous as the catalyst of the “urban-sophisticate” style in this new global world and has since strengthened …

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NEW Music. | “No Justice, No Peace” | Z-Ro (Prod. by Mike Dean)

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he events that have unfolded this week has been a tragic reminder of the sociopolitical imbalance that exists within our country today. We’ve seen this scenario play out one too many times before but with every body that drops dead our outrage transforms into action. Joining the list of artists speaking out against this week’s unfortunate incidents, producer Mike Dean and rapper …

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DREAD. | Kwesi Abbensetts.

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[dropcap]K[/dropcap]wesi Abbensetts recently debuted a short film titled “DREAD.” Shot and directed by Abbensetts himself, the visuals stars the glowing Crystal tussling her lovely locs to an excerpt from Ben Okri’s “The Famished Road.” The film overall is quaint, brief and magical. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with …

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NEW Music. | “Phantoms” | Elle Watson.

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[dropcap]S[/dropcap]inger Elle Watson just dropped a fresh single titled, “Phantom.” Building off the buzz of her last song, “Losing Any Sleep,” this new tune is a little less turbulent but not without emotion. If Watson keeps churning out songs like this, folks will be climbing the walls for an EP. Watson had this to say about “Phantom”: “The idea behind using …

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Via Satellite. | STUA.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f you’re looking to keep the noise down in style, these Satellite acoustic panels from STUA are a perfect find. They come in various finishes and shapes so you can arrange your very own pattern of panels. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a loving, but brute, …

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PRINT ALL OVER ME. | Brian Vu.

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[dropcap]B[/dropcap]rian Vu, the fashion designer? Well, according to his latest collaboration with PRINT ALL OVER ME, Vu has a future in fashion. Applying his aesthetic to a series of hoodies, dresses, hats and even weekend bags, Vu creates the perfect wardrobe for those who want to keep it loopy. You can the collaborative series HERE on PAOM’s website. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch …

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TRANSLATIONS. | Mark Dorf.

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[dropcap]A[/dropcap]rtist Mark Dorf is finally putting out a book and he needs your help. Published by Aint–Bad, TRANSLATIONS will include Dorf’s popular series,  //_PATH and Emergence. The artist recently debuted a Kickstarter campaign and could use some help in bringing the 96 page book to life. We are longtime fans of Dorf’s work and we guarantee you that this is a project worth supporting. …

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Something’s Off. | Oana Stanciu.

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[dropcap]T[/dropcap]o describe Oana Stanciu‘s work as eerie would be an understatement. These surrealistic portraits look like something out of The Ring or The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Stanciu creates a series of illusion by manipulating various angles to toy with the eye. Quiet LunchQuiet Lunch is a grassroot online publication that seeks to promote various aspects of life and culture with a …

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Last Days of Levitation at Anna Zorina Gallery. | Leah Yerpe.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap] first saw these surreal and impeccably detailed drawings by Leah Yerpe this March at the second annual NY Art on Paper fair. Like the fair, Yerpe is young—having graduated from Pratt University in 2009— but her great feats of naturalism and expressive drama suggest that she has perfected her technique over decades. In her figurative drawings and paintings, her work has …