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Republican Senators struck deaf

perdueIn an odd moment for the current administration, both Republican Senators Perdue and Cotton were struck deaf at the same moment during a meeting in the Oval. Here Trump does his best to help Perdue back to his seat just after being told by Perdue, “I can’t hear you!” As usual, Trump prefers to help people to their seats with his eyes closed. Sources close to the President said that Sudden Deaf Syndrome is a common occurrence among certain Republican Senators, especially those from the South, North or Midwest, or West. There is no available data on how long the deafness lasts, or if it is related to early onset dementia, as is the case with the President, obviously.  It also makes it very diffiucult for them to hear or respond to questions from reporters.


Baby Jesus Barbie. Supplies are dwindling fast.

dollNo, we are not at an Amazon Warehouse on Cyber Monday, my friends. We are back in time to 1954 and photographer Massimo Ascani shot this for United Press Photo and it’s called, for some reason, “A Part of Christmas”. You can find this and many other excellent examples of compelling and disturbing vintage press photographs just waiting for you at Torpedo.House. I’ll bet you know exactly who this shot would be perfect for. As a little going away gift.

Announcing the Tertium Quid Site: TertiumQuid.net

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On May 12, contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth presented an exhibition of the Tertium Quid collection of vintage press photographs, curated by Murray, on the occasion of the launch of the Tertium Quid book, published by August Editions.

Now you can view the entire collection online at TertiumQuid.net and even purchase the photographs themselves, available as pairs. If you’d like to make an appointment to view specific pairs, please write to us at info@mossbureau.com.

Still want the book? It’s now available everywhere! Just kidding, it’s limited edition. But you can find it, including signed copies, on mossPop and Amazon.

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Please Sir, May I Have Some More?

Yes, you certainly may! Though, I’m not entirely sure that’s how the story went. Sorry Dickens, this is Tertium Quid.ImageImageImageImage

Learn From Master Murray and Get Your Master’s in a Hurry

UNBEIGE just announced a new one-year MA in Design Research, Writing and Criticism at the School of Visual Arts! Why are we so excited? Because our very own Murray Moss, who teaches at the school, is among the select faculty designing and teaching courses for the shiny new program.  Read!Screen Shot 2014-03-14 at 12.34.29 PM