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Artist Amalia Ulman Will Become a Model-for-Hire in a New Exhibition Held in a Very Exotic, Very Secret Location: the Dark Web

New artworks by six contemporary artists, including Amalia Ulman, David Horvitz, and Joshua Citarella, are going onto the dark web next month as part of “Time Out of Joint,” a new exhibition curated by New York-based artistic partners Eva and Franco Mattes.

The show, which is part of the online-only Yerevan Biennial, can only be accessed through a special browser. 

Worried about web safety? As far as internet activities go, getting on the dark web is about as safe as surfing Amazon (perhaps even more so, many would argue). But the location is sure to scare some people—and that’s the point. 

“One of the goals of this show is to bring people to a place they are not familiar with—even if it’s just one click away,” Eva and Franco Mattes tell Artnet News over email.

David Horvitz, <i>Nostalgia 500</i> (2020).

David Horvitz, Nostalgia 500 (2020).

“If the surface internet is like Art Basel, then

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These Two Fashion Resale Web Sites Want To Occupy More Space In Your Closet

With more than 14,000 stores expected to close this year, the COVID-19 pandemic has been especially cruel to physical retailers. A spike in coronavirus cases in many states means consumers won’t be rushing to shopping centers just yet. They’re buying more online, and resale sites are partly filling the void.

Luxury resale site The RealReal
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, and ThredUp, which claims to be the largest fashion thrifting platform in the U.S., launched initiatives this week that underscore the sector’s resiliency.

The RealReal is teaming up with Gucci to create a curated shop for the brand, featuring 2,000 items from the label and from consignors. ThredUp is launching a rebranding campaign that reflects a change in the way thrift is perceived. ThredUp

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