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Click List: Food Seen, Art Texts + Sandwich Upsets July 27 2017


It was raining hard earlier this week, so we had ample opportunity to spiral into a deep internet hole. Luckily, this spiral led to the limitless joys of doggo videos and toddlers on a mission. (We're counting our blessings because, let's be real, an unchecked internet deep dive always has the potential to take a turn for the worst.) Other delights we filled our water-logged time with? Keep reading... – Team 20x200


Pursuing the title of master procrastinator? Our friends at Colossal just added this cool item: a challenging yet intuitive puzzle packed with 1,000 pieces in a full color spectrum. TBH, it looks wicked hard—which means plenty o' quality time and color theory talk with whoever you endeavor to tackle it!

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5+5: Larissa Leclair. Photo Bookworm. Rockstar Realtor. July 15 2017


In our newest 5+5 interview we hit up art-supporting superwoman Larissa Leclair, whose triumphs in and out of the art world make most of us wonder if we’ve been seriously slacking off. For one, Leclair founded the Indie Photobook Library, a jaw-dropping collection (now in the safe-keeping of Yale University) that includes over 2,000 photobooks from around the world. She’s also an accomplished lecturer, award-winner, contributor to TIME Magazine’s “Best Photobooks of the Year”, vocal proponent of self-publishing photobooks and champion of emerging artists, and an avid art collector. Her newest venture? Redefining real estate as a brilliant realtor. Leclair’s endeavoring attitude even came across in her responses, a few of which you can peep below—thoughtful, poetic, and enthusiastic. This 5+5 feature is one you won’t wanna skim!  – Team 20x200

 

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Click List: We’re Hiring! Plus Afro Punk, Marimekko + More July 13 2017


Paging all art-minded individuals! We’re on the hunt for a Customer Relations + Ops Coordinator to join our small-but-superpowered team in DUMBO. So you’re a customer service star, a spreadsheet whiz, an art obsessee, and a cool-as-a-cucumber deadline conqueror with major moxie? Consider this your clarion call! Get all the deets here. Then keep scrolling through the Click List below to see what else we’re unable to shut up about.... – Team 20x200


Sunscreen, sandals, and a bombdiggity beach towel...CHECK. We're coming for you Rockaways, and we're bringing one of Art Production Fund's new beach towels, designed by art world supastarrrrs like John Currin and Laurie Simmons


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Boardwalk Glory: Vintage Ride + Old School Arcade c/o John Margolies July 11 2017


Arcade by John Margolies
8"x10" ($24) | 11"x14" ($60) | 16"x20" ($240) | 24"x30" ($800)

Disco Star by John Margolies
8"x10" ($24) | 11"x14" ($60) | 16"x20" ($240) | 24"x30" ($800)

The boardwalk brings to mind the best of stress-free summer antics: roller coasters, pinball, bumper cars, funnel cake. And of course, the beach. Whether you’re at Coney Island or Santa Cruz, the boardwalk is built-in beach fun (for those who require a little something else on top of the waves, sand and sun). ‘Wholesome’ is a word for the extracurriculars here—a stationary epicenter of crowd-pleasing amusement that’s made all the better by an ocean view. ‘Timeless’ also rings true, especially when you get a look at the two John Margolies photographs that make up today’s extra-special double edition release. You might mistake the locale as a present-day pier, but these images are straight outta the 1970s... 


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We’re hiring! Wanna Be Our Customer Relations + Operations Coordinator? July 10 2017

20x200 is looking for a part-time Customer Relations + Operations Coordinator to join our small-but-mighty team. The right candidate for this role is a highly organized professional who thrives on creating (and maintaining!) order and is always a stickler for getting the details exactly right. This role will be a minimum 4-month commitment for 25-28 hours per week at $20/hr to start, but may well evolve into a long-term position if it's a good fit. This job is primarily on-site at our Dumbo offices, but you’ll also have the option to work remotely on occasion. We live on Slack!

We’re looking for someone supremely skilled in online customer service—providing amazing customer support is something we take very seriously. You’ll also be our primary liaison with vendors, which means you’ll need to be a confident and firm communicator, a spreadsheet whiz and a cheerful, cool-as-a-cucumber deadline conqueror and enforcer. Experience in a gallery or art world environment is a plus, but what’s most important is that you’re meticulous, polished, motivated, kind, and as excited about art as we are.

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Art Loves Lit! Print + Book Pairings by Novelist Emma Fusco-Straub July 08 2017



What happens when your fave neighborhood bookstore closes, leaving a wistful, once word-filled absence in its wake? Open your own! At least that’s what miraculous multi-hyphenate Emma Fusco-Straub decided to do. And we’re awfully glad she did—though Books Are Magic opened just this past May, this superlative independent bookstore has already established itself as a local hotspot, fit for hardcore book lovers and dabblers alike, with an events program that’s killing the game (and they’re just getting started!)...

Click List: What We’re Oohing Over Post-Fireworks July 06 2017


Few things are capable of rallying us out of a sweet, sweet, BBQ and sunshine-induced stupor. And don’t say "cold shower" ‘cause we tried it and it just made us miss the pool. Thankfully, the interwebs is here to help. Some light mining of our overflowing inboxes and a mild social media sesh reminded us of some of the awesome things other people are up to—and what’s more motivating than keeping up with the cool kids? Besides, we can eat more watermelon in our swimsuits while avoiding our responsibilities as soon as the weekend rolls around... – Team 20x200


You *are* beautiful and this Kickstarter wants to spell that out unequivocally. 20x200 friend + Art for Everyone enthusiast Matthew Hoffman is behind these uplifting installations. If you want one in your city, help fund his 50 state adventure



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Carpe Artem! How to Seize the Summer Art Scene July 01 2017


Looking for a hot take on what art world outings to get into over the next few months? Warm up with these summer art events, hand-picked by the pro gallerygoers and aggressive exhibition hunters on team 20x200. So much art, so few summer Fridays…  – Team 20x200  
Carrie Marill paints her Cactus Wren on the Scottsdale Civic Center Library.


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Jens Ochlich’s Star-Spangled Stunner: “American Mobile Home” June 27 2017


American Mobile Home by Jens Ochlich
Jens Ochlich caught sight of this star-spangled stunner while en route up the interstate in San Diego, CA. Hunting it down behind some warehouses, he found the vehicle parked between a number of other RVs—all permanent dwellings. He'd taken note of the new crops of mobile homes popping up along the railroad tracks near his own house, keeping an eye out for the four-wheeled residences, but this particular trailer really captured the photographer’s attention. Needless to say, it also snagged ours. Somewhere between peppy and strangely forlorn, timeless, even surreal, Ochlich's 20x200 debut demanded its spot in our summer art collection...

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Click List: What's on Our Minds (Besides Summer Fridays) June 22 2017


Rihanna has a new music video out, unflattering pants are here to stay (and we're on board), and avocado carving is apparently trending, so....summer's off to a solid start! Here's some more good stuff to turn your attention to during those last few hours of the day when you're pretending to work because how are you supposed to focus when there's the prospect of drinks al fresco you're not a machine. – Team 20x200  

Oh Baby! It's 20x200 art in the wild—with added bonus of baby bum. Please join us in jaw-dropping at Meg Keene’s stellar salon wall. While you're at it, pop over to Keene's fun, info-filled, inclusive wedding website. (P.S.  don't forget to tag your 20x200 editions Instas #artinthewild)

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