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The Sound of Masturbation: 5 Masturbatory Anthems.

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No Nut November is coming to an end—yes, you read correctly, No Nut November. Apparently November has been deemed a month in which some collectively refrain from the vile but ecstatic act of masturbation; otherwise referred to in more brash circles as choking the chicken, jacking (or jilling) off or flicking the bean. Unlike its counterparts “No Shave November” a.k.a. …

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Sewing Icons. | Victoria Villasana.

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This embroidery infused work by Mexican artist Victoria Villasana is amazing. You may recognize her name because Victoria was a prolific street artist in London for a decade. Known for “her rebellious femininity and cross-cultural imagery”, Villasana mixes her love for yarn with images of visionaries, positive messages, colours, and patterns to create these dope pieces of art featuring iconic figures like Amy Winehouse, Nina …

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New Music. | King Salomon. | Salomon Faye.

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The homie Salomon Faye released his debut EP King Salomon featuring the critically acclaimed single “LIVE LEARN” featuring J. Cole & Eryn Allen Kane. The album artwork was created by artist Ryan Bock who we featured in our previous print edition, Book N°4. Stream the EP project below. Bim StarThis New York City native breathes the concrete jungle. From be a stylist and …

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Into the Light. | Cascione & Lusciov.

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Sculpting duo, Cascione & Lusciov wants the audience to step into the future with their 2016 bronze sculpture series, Into the Light. Inspired by scientific research and study of pure forms, Into the Light features pieces with lines that flow in a precise conceptual drawing of the object being conceived in three dimensions. Sketches, drawings, physical and virtual models were exploited to identify the final …

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Computer Virus 1.0 and the Return of Lazarus.

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Galerie Richard – 121 Orchard Street – New York November 8th – December 10th 2017 A retrospective view of Joseph Nechvatal’s sensual works is at Jean-Luc Richard’s gallery on Orchard Street, located just above Kenmare in the LES. These soft richly textured surfaces and images are not hand made but conceived visually in digital territory. Three works from 2017 are …

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Three Pulses: Ventiko, Fischer Cherry and Kennedy Yanko.

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[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n the lead up to Art Basel Miami this year and every year for that matter, freelance art writers accumulate a plethora of urgent press materials advocating for why certain fairs cannot be missed, why their party will be the party, their activation, intervention, booth or installation the most memorable, salacious or avant-garde, and so on and so forth. Some …

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Open This Book and Say Cheese. | LITERALLY, This Book is a Camera.

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We all have a fond love for pop-up books but have you ever seen a pop-up book that can also take a picture?! Aptly called, THIS BOOK IS A CAMERA, Kelli Anderson designed the book to discover the inner workings of the camera. For analog aficionados, learning how to use a non digital camera can be intimidating but this book makes it …

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In-Shadow. | A Modern Odyssey.

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I came across a dope but thought provoking short animated film called In-Shadow. It’s a visual masterpiece reminiscent of the internet red-pill short film animation classic, I Pet Goat 2. Written, Directed & Produced by Lubomir Arsov, In-Shadow depicts the dark truths starting to unravel before over very eyes today from our obsessions with social media, news, celebrity to what looks like …

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New Video. | Finesse. | Bl’eve Brown.

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[dropcap]N[/dropcap]ew East Coast co-founder, producer and rap artist, Bl’eve Brown just released his latest track, Finesse featuring Jimmy2Shoes with over 200,000 streams on Spotify! The new visual, directed by Kevin Chiu, depicts Bl’eve going around the city as he raps about how sometimes, all you have to do is finesse ’em. Peep the video below and give it a like. Click …

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The Ascent. | Thomas Yang.

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The Ascent You pedal, you push, you pant, you press on, you never stop until you are at the peak. You ride higher, live louder, laugh harder, dream bigger. Your life takes you from one adventure to another.  [dropcap]J[/dropcap]ust in time for the holiday shopping season, Thomas Yang (of 100 Copies) just released his latest print,  The Ascent. Yang explains …

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NSFW. | TRANS-Ville. | Catinca Tabacaru Gallery.

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[dropcap]L[/dropcap]ast weekend, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery presented the second iteration of TRANS-ville. Curated by Milk & Night’s Coco Dolle, the event exhibited six performance art works involving installation art, sound pieces, body language and video projections. With an inter-sectional and inter-generational approach, Dolle mixed in conversations on gender politics, mythos, cross-cultural identity, inter-racial dynamics and transitional states of beings. Displayed in …

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Insidious Beauty. | Valli Art Gallery.

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If you are heading down to Miami for the upcoming Art Basel Miami Beach, or even just to escape the winter, be sure to head to Wynwood’s Valli Art Gallery to immerse yourself in the new exhibition from internationally regarded Italian multi-media artist, Chiara Dynys. Curated by famed Italian art critic Giorgio Verzotti, the show, titled ‘Insidious Beauty’ will be …

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The Long Wet Grass. | Seamus Scanlon.

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The resonance of tires against the wet road is a mantra, strong and steady.  The wipers slough rain away in slow rhythmic arcs into the surrounding blackness.  The rain falls slow and steady, then gusting, reminding me of Galway when I was a child where Atlantic winds flung broken fronds of seaweed onto the Prom during high tide.  Before the …

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Rashaad Newsome. | Running. | Park Avenue Armory.

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[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Tuesday night, November 7th, multi-media artist Rashaad Newsome unveiled the fruits of his Artists Studio residency at The Park Avenue Armory in back to back presentations of his stripped down and yet most emotionally evocative performance series yet: Running. Taking place inside the newly restored Veterans Room, “a monument of late 19th-century decorative arts” that combines multi-ethnic architectural influences …

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Artists We Know: “The Water Carrier” | Profile Lucia Love.

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[dropcap]W[/dropcap]elcome back to our fall edition of Artists We Know.  For our second series of articles for Quiet Lunch, we will be serving both new and lesser-known artists as well as artists well into their respective careers. So without further ado: Our second article of this season profiles Lucia Love, a visual artist whose use of evolving story arcs beckons …