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Trevor Paglen, National Reconnaissance Office, 2013, digital photograph. COURTESY TREVOR PAGLEN AND WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Photographer Trevor Paglen Named Winner of the 2014 EFF Pioneer Award

Artist, journalist, geographer, and author Trevor Paglen has won the 2014 EFF Pioneer Award for his counter-surveillance photography, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced. The award—given yearly by the EFF, a nonprofit organization devoted to defending civil rights in … Read More


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Katy Perry Saw a Magritte Show, and She Liked It

“First things first, I’m surrealist,” wrote Katy Perry on one of her Instagrams from her visit last night to the Art Institute of Chicago’s René Magritte show “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938.” The pop star and provocateur sung … Read More


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10 Painstakingly Crafted Data Portraits That Reveal Strange Details of People’s Lives

What’s in a data portrait? Artists look to selfies, tunafish sandwiches, relationship advice, and more for the answer Read More


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Check Out All 19 Amazing Street-Art Murals Created for Governors Ball

Spray-painted odes to New York join the lineup at the 3-day music festival on Randall’s Island this weekend Read More


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Uniqlo’s New MoMA T-Shirts Are Most Subversive Ones Yet

Radical chic for $19.90 and up: the Daniel Joseph Martinez line Read More