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Watch Courtney Barnett in the New Video from Her Upcoming Album
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Watch Courtney Barnett in the New Video from Her Upcoming Album

BY Cooper Berkmoyer

Courtney Barnett’s was one of the biggest musical success stories of 2014, and for good reason. The 26-year-old Melbourne-ian first made her way stateside...

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Five Hypnotic Kinetic Artists You Should Know

BY Sehba Mohammad

In our attention-deficient decade more and more artists are adding elements of motion to their paintings and sculptures to grab viewers attention. This type...

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An Essential Westerns Primer

BY Alison Nastasi

Before Clint Eastwood became the man who talks to chairs, he was Hollywood’s favorite tough guy — dishing up one-liners with a snarl and making moms swoon in...

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