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From Van Gogh to Kandinsky to Now

“I heard it once said that in order to see…good French one has to go to Germany.” This quote is placed on the wall above Pierre Bonnard’s The Mirror in the Green Room, 1908, an oil on canvas featuring a nude woman bathing and another, sitting, through the reflection...

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The Los Angeles Lobster Roll Crawl

“Lobsters mate for life” (just like wolves and gibbons), or so says the commonly believed axiom. Well, myth buster mates: unlike their furry friends, lobsters are more into one-time things if you catch our oceanic drift–which, no judgment, to each anthropoid their own. However, if we have any sign that these...

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SIXTY Listens: Jack White’s Throwback to the Future

If you missed Jack White perform on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, take a look here at of one of its amazing hoedown moments. If you didn’t, you know that this is one for the books. Besides releasing Lazaretto, White’s second solo album as a CD, he’s recruited...

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SIXTY Reads: Lee Friedlander’s “The Little Screens”

With the entire proverbial world available on our smartphones, libraries of books housed within thin slabs of metal and LED, it’s easy to forget the era when the television reigned as the dominant medium through which information was handed to us—not conveniently a la carte like today, of course,...

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Rae Morris “Do You Even Know?”

The beautifully affected, hyper-stylized video for Rae Morris’ “Do You Even Know?” brings to mind the fashionably awkward (though less ’80s gauche) posturing of Guy Bourdin. Directed by Nadia Marquard Otzen, previously responsible for Niki and the Dove’s excellent video for “Tomorrow,” the shoot conveys the paralyzing discomfort of being...

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SIXTY Sees: Nobuyoshi Araki’s “Love On the Left Eye”

Known for his deftly artful erotic photography, Nobuyoshi Araki recently experienced what one imagines to be an artist’s worst nightmare: loss of vision. A retinal artery obstruction back in October claimed sight from his right eye. But one man’s seemingly catastrophic loss is another’s creative gain. In his latest...

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“8 ½” Meets SIXTY Collective

The official poster of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, which just bowed, took the face of style and movie icon Marcello Mastroianni as its black-and-white image mascot (the poster image is a still from Federico Fellini’s 8 ½, which was the festival’s Official Selection in ’63). And wouldn’t you...

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The Interrogator with Celia Rowlson-Hall

If you haven’t seen New York filmmaker and choreographer Celia Rowlson-Hall’s insanely comedic, highly satirical, tragically spot-on spoof vid on the auditioning process, you are missing out. Combining dry humor with outrageous physicality, Hall adds a much-needed dash of art to humdrum piles of YouTube videos clogging up the...

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The Interrogator with Michael Godere

Fresh off the debut of Loitering with Intent at the Tribeca Film Festival (starring Marisa Tomei and Sam Rockwell, in case you were wondering) we thought actors/writers Ivan Martin and Michael Godere were the perfect way to kick off our Interrogator series, where we—in our own Proustian way—attempt to...

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The Interrogator with Ivan Martin

Introducing actor, writer, and creative powerhouse Ivan Martin, collaborator with Michael Godere in the film Loitering with Intent, with a cast that includes Sam Rockwell and Marisa Tomei, which recently debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival. In this Proustian-like questionnaire, SIXTY attempts to peel back the layers to reach...

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