As net art is entering into widespread recognition, a trend of purchasing is occurring by interested collectors. Instead of the takedowns typically seen from Homeland Security / FBI domain seizures, collectors are issuing their own takedown notices as digital web pages are being entered into private galleries & museums, removing these pieces from the public visibility that gave these artists and their digital works their viewing audience.
Don’t be surprised when you see a digital purchase takedown notice on your favorite net.art piece.
Make your own: Download the Purchase Takedown Notice PSD (1.2MB).
Yes, it’s true. I figured ending this fundraising process on my birthday would make for a great celebration. You know what I want for my birthday? To do this capitalism sign project in as many cities as possible! (Pat yourself on the back if you knew I was going to say that.)
Here’s 5 reasons to support it:
The famous comedian. You may know him from television (The Daily Show, Comedy Central specials, Mr. Show, Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins, appearances on Community, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and many more), from his popular podcast The Pod F. Tompkast, from the Best Show on WFMU, and from being a comedian.
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I’m not sure what form this essay will take or where Paul stands. On the one hand he had this experience buying a house.
|Paul F. Tompkins – Buying a House|
On the other hand, he has made clear how rich he is on stage
And in this music video, he is wearing a tuxedo and financing musicals!
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