Monday, October 3, 2016

Link Round-Up: October 3, 2016

News: ARTS MacArthur Foundation Announces 2016 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners. This year’s winners of the MacArthur fellowships, awarded for exceptional “originality, insight and potential,” and publicly announced on Thursday, include writers, visual artists, scientists, nonprofit organization leaders and others, who are chosen at a moment when the recognition and money — a no-strings-attached grant of $625,000 distributed over five years — will make a difference.

An artist doodles creatures interacting with NYC subway riders.

Chris McVeigh of chipmunk fame is well known in the LEGO community for both his builds and his new book. What he's perhaps best known for are his Brick Sketches, a series he began three years ago of pop culture faces "sketched" in brick (complete with colored pencils). Full gallery here.

The Museum of Modern Art has digitized a HUGE amount of material from past exhibitions. The history goes all the way back to the founding of MOMA in 1929. Exhibition catalogs are available for download as pdfs!

MoMA puts 1000s of historical exhibition photos online

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