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The Best Books This Year Are All Written by Women: A Guide
gawker.com
January 9, 2015

We went looking for the best books to read this year and a wonderful thing happened: we discovered they were all written by remarkably talented women. A particular chorus of men wrote some decent books, too, but women, by far, will own 2015.

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My Own Career Bores Me Mark Flood on His Gallery Experiment
hypperallergic
January 9, 2015

Mark Flood Resents was an artist-run gallery, showroom, exhibition space, hangout, and crash pad where nothing was for sale. The space was intended to confuse the art world and to showcase young artists. The Artforum ads were perplexing, the space

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President Obama Proposes Free Community College For Two Years
BuzzFeed News
January 9, 2015

An estimated 9 million students could benefit from the program with each full-time student saving an average of $3,800 per year, the White...

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3 Suspects Dead in French Hostage Situations
NYMag
January 9, 2015

All three suspects wanted in connection to two hostage situations in France are dead, according to reports, and all the hostages are believed to have been successfully freed after several frightening hours.

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AP Removes Piss Christ Photos After Charlie Hebdo Self-Censorship
gawker.com
January 8, 2015

Politico's Dylan Byers reports that the Associated Press removed an image of Andres Serrano's 1987 photo Piss Christ from its photo library in the wake of today's deadly attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

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Phylicia Rashad Now Denies Dismissing Cosby's Accusers
The Root
January 8, 2015

In an interview with ABC's Nightline, Phylicia Rashad now denies ever saying "forget these women" when asked by a Hollywood website about Bill Cosby's accusers. To Nightline she said, "I am a woman. I would never say such a thing...

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The Devil in Marina Abramovic
nytimes.com
January 8, 2015

The famous provocateur is fed up with MoMA and the state of her love life.

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Judge Approves Christo's Controversial Colorado Project
hyperallergic.com
January 8, 2015

It looks like artist Christo may soon be hanging those sheets over the river,as a federal judge once described a proposed art project in southern Colorado that has stirred much debate. 

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Thoughts on Stefan Simchowitz from Berlin
hyperallergic
January 7, 2015

Art collector/dealer/advisor/“flipper” Stefan Simchowitz, by virtue of a long exposé in the New York Times Magazine on Sunday, is again on the lips and fingertips of artists, art pros, and now mainstream culture vultures everywhere.

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Tabloids Awkwardly Dance Around Calling Kristen Stewart a Lesbian
jezebel
January 7, 2015

Over the holidays, Kristen Stewart went on vacation to Hawaii with fellow woman Alicia Cargile. Maybe the pair are a couple, maybe they're just friends, but one thing is for sure: Tabloids will fall over themselves to call Kristen Stewart a lesbian without outright calling her a lesbian.

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