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We Went to Chelsea: Larry Clark

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on July 9, 2014
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We saw creepy photos of teens and gloopy paintings of boys.

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Marina Abramovic: Where Did She Go Wrong?

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on July 9, 2014
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Marina Abramovic has made an Adidas ad. It’s depressing.

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Interest on the Rise for Paddles ON! Digital Auction

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on June 26, 2014
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Looks like Paddles ON! London, is on its way to replicating the strides made during last year’s much-discussed net-art auction, the first at a major auction house. Last fall, the auction held in New York at Phillips totalled $90,600 on the sale of 16 pieces out of 20 lots. People widely lauded the auction as a success—a GIF sold for $1,300 and the excitement from the live auction crowd was palpable—but financially, the case for Paddles ON! achievements aren’t clear cut. Nine of the works sold for less than their estimated bids, and four of those were bought in by the auction house.

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We Went to The Lower East Side: Looking Back at History

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on June 20, 2014
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We visit CANADA’s Supports/Surfaces show and P!’s Elaine Lustig Cohen and Heman Chong show. Mixed reviews for all!

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We Went to the New Museum: Kjartansson, Oleson, and Cuoghi

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on June 18, 2014
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In which we discuss Ragnar Kjartansson, Jeanine Oleson, and Roberto Cuoghi’s exhibitions at the New Museum.

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Three Reviews of Three Bushwick Shows

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on June 6, 2014
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While Bushwick Open Studios inspired some pretty harsh criticism on this blog, we did leave the galleries with plenty to recommend. We saw shows at the NEWD Art Show, Interstate Projects, and English Kills.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Art About Time, and Bushwick Open Studios

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on May 27, 2014
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Time: a universal topic in art, but especially prominent in this week’s art events. Thinkers Tacita Dean, R. H. Quaytman, John Powers, and Marco Antonini are just a few who will be taking on time as subject matter.

It is also time to start planning for Bushwick Open Studios. This post covers the several Bushwick galleries and satellite fair which will be opening for this week’s massive open studio walk. Coming up next: AFC’s picks for artist studios. Stay tuned!

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