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John Waters at the opening of “Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better” at the Guggenheim. (Photo: Courtesy Guggenheim)

Character Camp

John Waters is hosting a summer camp with John Waters-themed programming. Expect karaoke, burlesque lessons, and a Waters one-man show.

Mimicking Marshall

A Twitter user noticed a resemblance between a Kerry James Marshall painting and Frank Ocean’s cover art for his recent single, “Lens.” Marshall has said that the painting, “A Portrait of the Artist as a Shadow of His Former Self,” was itself inspired by Ralph Ellison’s “The Invisible Man.” The cycle continues.
[The Fader]

Splitting with Stilettos

Jimmy Choo is being sold by its parent company. Turns out, there’s more money in coffee than high-end shoes.
[The New York Times]

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