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‘Terrain’ by Jackie Nickerson

Their faces are hidden by the weight of their labor. Legs stand sturdy, arms hoist bundles overhead, shoes dusty and worn. They are sculptures of work. In a beautiful new book, Terrain, photographer Jackie Nickerson captures farm workers throughout Africa. Covered by leaves, husks, and rubber tubes, they become...

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Stephen Shore’s ‘American Surfaces’

An old Polaroid. An empty road. A TV dinner. Throughout the 1970s, photographer Stephen Shore captured a particular type of American ennui. Shot everywhere from New York City to Aiken, South Carolina, the images relay a kind of emptiness that persists without end, whether you’re crammed between bodies on...

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Nylon Magazine’s SIXTY Summer Playlist

When it comes to summer, there is no better friend to have than a friend who can craft you the ultimate playlist. That perfect blend of throwback tracks and future hits, songs that’ll get you moving and then slow you down, a well-curated mixtape really is a work of...

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M.I.A.’s Tiny Warriors

Though M.I.A.’s musical merits are occasionally up for debate, her penchant for commissioning visually stunning accompaniments to her sound is never to be discounted. Her latest venture, New International Sound Pt. II, is a collaboration with French producer Surkin’s Gener8ion project that comes with a stunning video directed by Inigo...

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Miles Aldridge Pop-Up at SIXTY SoHo

Known for his candy-coated, hyper-stylized take on fashion, photographer Miles Aldridge creates surreal landscapes with familiar female archetypes. The housewife, the beauty queen, the socialite: In Aldridge’s work, each gets a chance to tell a story, however brief, in dramatic images like stills of a film. It is both...

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Elle Sasson’s Fashionable Animal

In a brilliant and highly literal blending of the term “fashionable animal,” New York designer Elle Sassoon has released a quirky new video of the same title to debut her spring/summer collection. Directed by Gigi Ben Artzi and shot on 16mm, the piece features young, fresh-faced models against a pink...

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Memories Stick

For anyone who ever sat glued in front of the tube television in their carpeted family room, furiously alternating their thumbs between A and B. For anyone who ever toggled their Super Mario Brother towards victory. Who knows the dull green and black stare of a Game Boy or...

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Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh on Cali Dreaming

Animated by Manson Studio out of Madrid, Google Play in collaboration with Creative Sunday has created a charming short film about Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh’s relationship with California and how music took him there. Disenchanted by the ad players on Madison Avenue and what was going on with America at large, Mothersbaugh and...

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Ah-hA to Zig-Zag with Maira Kalman

It’s no stretch of the imagination to say that author and illustrator Maira Kalman has an impressive one herself. In her world, one which has led to the publication of no less than thirteen children’s books and eight for the adult set, as well as performing as the duck...

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Cat Solen is the Queen of Quirk

Cat Solen was still a student at the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002 when MTV was playing her first music video, “Bowl of Oranges” for indie favorite Bright Eyes. Such early success, unlike other stories of many who burn too fast and too bright, was not a stroke...

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