ATG Quirkies: The Parthenon of Banned Books

“Marta Minujín, documenta 14, and Frankfurter Buchmesse cordially invite the public, publishers, and authors to donate books for the artwork The Parthenon of Books and thereby become part of th...

ATG Quirkies: No More Feather Dusters?

Yes it’s true. The feather duster has been replaced – at least at the Boston Public Library.  The staff at that venerable institution use what they describe as a “mini car wash for books,...

ATG Quirkies: Watch Your P’s and Q’s in Bristol

BBC News reports that “for years, it has been rumoured that somebody has been going out late at night, correcting bad punctuation on Bristol shop fronts.” Now, the BBC is offering visual ...

ATG Quirkies: Have You Ever Boontled?

Amazingly, there is a tiny village in California that has its own language and it’s extraordinary! The village is called Boonville and “many of the residents  still proudly speak their own lang...

ATG Quirkies: A Novel Use for Novels

Check out this post from the My Modern Met website! Author Anna Gragert highlights the imaginative creations of artist Su Blackwell who “utilizes beloved novels as an uncommon canvas and builds...