Miss Tint

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Kid Drawings with a Fire Extinguisher May 5, 2008

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People are always calling graffiti artists childish without having any real hard evidence. Well now they do. Join Miss Tint as s/he sprays numerous kids drawing using a fire extinguisher on walls throughout New York.

see the video here…

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Miss Tint makes front page of NYTimes Art Section March 10, 2008

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The unexpected happened over the weekend. Apparantly a janitor mistook Duchamp’s ‘R. Mutt’ signature for an act of vandalism and erased it from the ready(re)made. The article doesn’t go into when or how much the woman will be charged but they should make an announcement soon.nytimes.jpg

 

Wine Release

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readymadewine.jpgWorking exclusively with in Duchamp Winery in Healdsburg and Whole Foods, Miss Tint will be releasing a limited edition run of White Wine from the finest grapes in Napa Sonoma. The bottles will be retailing this summer for $36.99 but can be purchased here for $24.99. All proceeds from the sales will be go into Miss Tint’s next line of limited edition urban decorations which have yet to be announced.

 

Ransom Letters all out March 6, 2008

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Over the weekend additions March 3, 2008

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the writing on the stall from 3 wonderful museums and one derelict restaurant this weekend. fantastic additions to the permanent collection of these amazing institutions.

 

Introductary Letter February 25, 2008

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Dear Museum and/or Gallery,
Through the generous philanthropy of the Miss Tint Organization, your establishment has recently acquired a new work of art. Marcel DuChamp’s ‘the fountain’ signed under his alias, R. Mutt, is now a part of your permanent collection.

This work of art, which was previously appraised by the French courts at 3.4 million, is a complimentary gift to you. However, the value of your ready(re)made may vary and possibly be significantly less. Numerous factors play into this assessment, but the primary issue is that the donation is not an original.

Due to the fortunate collaboration the Miss Tint Organization had with noteworthy, covert, and prolific artists, an extremely high volume of ready(re)mades were delivered. This collaboration was industrious to such an extent that every Gallery and Museum in the greater metropolitan of New York (as well as Brooklyn dive bars) has received the same gift, as well as this same notification. Nonetheless, the value of the ready(re)mades could be unaffected by this latest admission since the ‘original’ piece was lost after the Independent Arts Show of 1917 and subsequent versions were merely reproductions of DuChamp’s concept.

In closing we hope you take all the precautions to make your newest acquisition accessible for pedagogy, inspiration, and utility by your patrons. It is a considerable acquisition to your inventory and a pivotal piece in the historical context of art. Lastly, make sure it doesn’t receive too firm of a janitorial scrubbing by your staff.

Sincerely,

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This letter was mailed with an affixed image of all the r. mutt readymades. It was sent to the following museums…

New Museum

Whitney Museum

Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Museum of Moderen Art

Jewish Museum

Independent Center of Photography

Solomon R. Guggenheim

Frick Collection

Dia:Beacon

Cooper-Hewitt

The Brooklyn Museum of Art

Bronx Museum of the Arts

Amer. Mus. of the Moving Image

American Museum of Natural History

American Folk Art Museum

Metropolitan Museum of Art

El Museo del Barrio

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Museum of Modern Art

Mus. of the City of New York

Museum of TV and Radio

PS1 Contemporary Art

 

Textbook Ransom Letters February 21, 2008

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