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Seriously, Fuck You, Georg Baselitz

by Paddy Johnson on May 21, 2015
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Can collectors all just agree never to buy a Georg Baselitz painting again?

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Five False Facts From That Georg Baselitz Interview

by Corinna Kirsch on January 31, 2013
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Everyone’s up in arms about that Georg Baselitz interview in Der Spiegel where he reveals himself to be a woman-hater. In a separate interview last year, he made himself out to be just as crotchety an old man, dropping appalling epithets. This time around, he calls all women bad painters. Inexcusable.

Overall, the interview is pretty much a farce. It’s full of untruths, some seemingly fabricated out of thin air. Let’s go over a few of them.

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The Best of Art F City, 2015

by Rea McNamara on December 31, 2015
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Revisiting the ‘Simple Net Art Diagram’, reviewing an art fair’s virtual tour, calling out Georg Baselitz, breaking news on the USC MFA Class, and even bringing back nerdocracy. Readers, we truly feel a real sense of accomplishment for the stories we wrote in 2015, especially after amassing them in a ‘Best of’ list such as this. We not only paid artists to attend art fairs, but also investigated sexism is arts publishing and even had two Renaissance cosmetics experts dish on body hair removal. Who else publishes this shit? No one.

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Worst of 2015

by Michael Anthony Farley on December 30, 2015
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What were the top five most scandalous stories we covered this year? The ones people read, shared, and re-tweeted the most, of course. I delved into our site stats to ask why we love bad news so much.

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We Went to Chelsea: A Summer Group Show at Gagosian

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on July 7, 2014
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Pretty much what you’d expect from a summer group show at Gagosian: monumental paintings, many with collaged elements, that you’d find in any major museum or private collection the world over.

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Believer Event Targets The Cupcake Anal Bead Demographic

by Art Fag City on December 15, 2005

When asked to help choose a strong AFC post last week my friend replied, “It’s certainly not last Wednesday’s post.” Apparently, one should not claim that Friendster suicide is smart, funny, and innovative, because according to this guy it is none of these things. “Nobody uses Friendster now, what could possibly be the point of […]

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