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    Rebecca Fin Simonetti I Part of Your World

    Borrowing from the Communist-era practice of singing to factory workers in order to motivate them to greater production, Rebecca Fin Simonetti sang “Part of Your World” from Walt Disney’s The Little Mermaid inside a number of factories in China during working hours. In the ontext of context of China’s ongoing and massive cultural and economic […]

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    Cakes Da Killa

    Cakes Da Killa’s unique sound is a mix of various musical influences, cinema and underground experiences.

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    And the Void Did Shine

    works by Dana Robinson

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    The Mask

    The mask Yeol Jung, 2014

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Desmond Mason, Former NBA basketball player

Professional Athletes Turned Artists

The 2016 Rio Olympics came to a close today with the US leading with 121 medals, China following with 70 and Britain with 67. There is an informative interactive graph published on the New York Times that indicates all of the winnings. Here at Gnome, we want to celebrate the end of the Olympics by highlighting professional […]

It Hurts With Every Heartbeat, Stuart Semple, 2014

UK Artist Raises Awareness of Egg Donation and Fertility

UK artist Stuart Semple is raising awareness of The Fertility Partnership organization next month with six public art pieces in six cities. FPO, an organization based out of Missouri, works to help people around the world conceive through a variety of fertility treatments and services, both for men and women, including semen analysis, ovulation induction, in […]

Subodh Gupta, What does the room encompass that is not in the city?. 2014, found boat, found objects, found utensils, fabric, steel, found fishing net, bamboo, rope, plastic pipe. 573 x 152.4 x 122 cm. Photo by Hai Zhang

After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India

by Bansie Vasvani After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India: 1947/1997 curated by Dr. Arshiya Lokhandwala at the Queens Museum, New York, is an ambitious attempt to represent two important moments in Indian art history since independence in 1947.

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IN THE NAME OF ART: CHOCOLATE ANUS

by TJ Morey   You know your day is about to get really adventurous when the person sitting next to you on a bus expresses his dismay in casting his own anus, and you decide to volunteer. Well, that’s precisely what happened to this anonymous and enthusiastic volunteer when Magnus Irvin sat next to her […]

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Roy Lichtenstein, New York, 1964

Full Body Armory

Some thoughts on last week’s Armory Show