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How this Ukrainian artist couple ended up getting married by Nan Goldin

Nan Goldin is even more romantic than we knew. For more than four decades, her images have immortalised private, ephemeral moments of intimacy, even as she’s continued to confront the messy, knotty complexity of relationships. As if to underscore how much she loves love, Goldin has just become ordained to officiate marriages. The artist was …

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Celia Pacquola tried Hirameki and this is how it’s helping her anxiety – ABC Everyday

Sometimes it can be hard to find the right words to express how you’re feeling — especially after the last two years of bushfires and what feels like a never-ending pandemic. Research shows 1 in 5 of us will experience a mental health condition at some point in our life and while that sounds pretty grim, what if there were an uplifting and …

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SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 14:  A pedestrian passes a wall covered with Apple iPod advertisements July 14, 2005 in San Francisco, California. Shares of Apple Computer surged Thursday after the company reported its best quarterly profit ever. Apple?s net income rose to $320 million, or 37 cents per share, up from the $61 million and 8 cents per share the company reported in the same quarter last year.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

RIP, iPod: A Tribute to the Device That Revolutionized the Art of Music Fandom

Farewell, iPod. You will always spin the clickwheel in our hearts. Apple has officially killed off the once-beloved MP3 player; the U.S. Apple Store finally sold out of the last iPod Touch on May 12. It’s the end of an era, because the iPod was more than just a portable jukebox. It was a way …

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Button pushers: the artists making music from mushrooms

To musician Tarun Nayar, mushrooms sound squiggly and wonky. Nayar’s “organismic music” project Modern Biology has only been active since last summer but, with his videos of mushrooms making calming ambient soundscapes, he’s already racked up more than half a million TikTok followers and 25m views. The electronic artist and former biologist hangs out in …

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Revisiting New York’s radical punk and no wave scene of the 70s and 80s

In fall 1975, André Leon Talley brought Bobby Grossman to the Factory to meet Andy Warhol. Then an illustration major at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Bobby presented his portfolio to Andy along with the Factory’s formidable power players, including Fred Hughes, Vincent Fremont, and Ronnie Cutrone. “Andy looked through my collages and drawings and …

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