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Introducing AFC’s New Curatorial Fellow David Harper

by Art Fag City on April 16, 2010

POST BY PADDY JOHNSON AFC’s new Curatorial Fellow David Harper looks shockingly like a hipster puppy. No matter. Even if he were an ironic dog of the internet, it would still be a pretty solid qualification to work here. Suffice it to say we’re very excited to introduce David Harper to our readers. Not that […]

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Tuesday Links: The Rent Is Still Too Damn High

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on July 23, 2013

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  • The Picasso thief’s mom Olga Dogaru is now claiming that she did not bake seven paintings by Picasso, Monet, and Matisse in the oven in a panic. [The New York Times]
  • Glafira Rosales, the dealer from Long Island who sold all those alleged fakes to Knoedler & Company pleaded not guilty to seven counts of wire fraud, money laundering, filing false tax returns and failing to report foreign bank accounts. [The New York Times]
  • Richard Prince speaks in code. Yesterday over Twitter, the artist identified a new type of photography he calls photomil. Apparently that’s also the domain name, which is owned by some dude in Germany. [Twitter]
  • Nation’s Gentrified Neighborhoods Threatened By Aristocratization. [The Onion]
  • BAM’s Visual Art Curator Dave Harper will leave for Paddle8 where he will become the director of special projects and client development. [AFC Inbox]
  • French magnate François Pinault’s art collection goes on view to the public for the first time, in the Paris prison where Marie Antoinette was held. He has one of the largest contemporary art collections in the world. [Global Times]
  • Vladimir Putin has just signed a law allowing Russia to arrest foreigners and tourists whom they suspect are gay or gay sympathizers, and detain them up to two weeks. [The New York Times] Buzzfeed has a very scary listicle. [Buzzfeed] Klaus Biesenbach suggests boycotting the 2014 Winter Olympics. [twitter]
  • Jimmy McMillan, aka “Rent Is Too Damn High” party leader, has hit the campaign trail for NYC mayor- and he needs signatures! As of this writing, he’s still a few thousand short of the 7,500 quota. [Village Voice] You can sign by downloading the petition on his website, and then email that to Jimmy. [Jimmy McMillan]
  • Some complicated invisible narratives for a bunch of monochromes. Greg Allen investigates. []
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Burnt Pizza Inspires Dancing Doctor Demon

by Paddy Johnson on January 6, 2012
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Thanks to BAM’s Dave Harper for tipping us off to whatever this video is. A singing blonde doctor/nurse dances to “Beast of Burden” “Pizza Burning” by the Rolling Stones while backed by images of flaming pizzas. Also, there are several points at which the woman…well, I don’t want to ruin it. Sufficed to say, brace yourselves.

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Best Link Ever! Kittens Turbo Techno Jam!!!

by Paddy Johnson on February 14, 2011
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Quiznos wants sell subs to the internerds with a few dancing kittens (Update: or not – Dave Harper tells me he thinks this is home made, which makes me like it more). As it happens, some of these kitten compositions are surprisingly artful. I’ve included a few choice screenshots below. Via: Dave Harper

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Best Link Ever! Party in the Matrix!

by David Harper on June 25, 2010
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Only the Internet could make The Matrix relevant again. In this edition of Best Link Ever Dave Harper locates a Matrix party page with complete instructions on how to celebrate with dark glasses. Enjoy!

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So Long

by Whitney Kimball on February 13, 2015
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Dear readers,

After four years, and with a heavy heart, I’m moving on from Art F City and probably the art world at large.

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Bringing Back the Nerdocracy

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on January 9, 2015

love-blogrollChapter One: The Definitive Art F City Blogroll. Who you should read. Who you might have missed.

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Slideshow: The Art F City Roast

by The AFC Staff on February 24, 2014
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We shot the hell out of this event.

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