Archive of Paddy Johnson

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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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Never Put Alex Katz Paintings on a Condo

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on June 20, 2014
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Public art is coming back from the dead in the form of an Ann Taylor zombie.

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We Went to the New Museum: Camille Henrot

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on June 18, 2014
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We talk about Camille Henrot’s show “The Restless Earth”, which includes her video “Grosse Fatigue,” which won her the silver lion at the 2013 Venice Biennale. The award was justified.

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Bushwick Open Studios: What’s on the Street

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on June 3, 2014
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A tour through the Bushwick street fair portion of BOS.

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AFC’s 2014 Guide to Bushwick Open Studios

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on May 27, 2014
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Let’s be honest; if you’ve been going to Bushwick Open Studios for the last couple of years, you’ve probably got some reservations about the event. By day, it’s a zoo of eateries and portable vintage clothing shops smattered with bits of performance art and artists listless in their studios; by night, it’s an enormous frat party. Slowly, but surely, the BOS listing website is starting to resemble the DUMBO Arts Festival open studios; lots of artists, most of them pursuing art as a hobby.

We know, because we’ve spent the last several days combing the website for studios we think worthy of visiting this weekend, so you don’t have to. Below is a list of studios we recommend. And if you want our unsolicited advice: get the job done as quick as you can, lest you get swallowed by a roaming frat party swarm.

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