Archive of Paddy Johnson

Paddy has written 75 article(s) for AFC.

Posts by author:

Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch

We Went to Chelsea: The Timelessness of Horse Clusters

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on September 12, 2014
Thumbnail image for We Went to Chelsea: The Timelessness of Horse Clusters

More big reasons for big sculptures for big galleries. *Sigh*

Read the full article →

We Went to Chelsea: Too Much Taste

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on September 11, 2014
Thumbnail image for We Went to Chelsea: Too Much Taste

“Early Hand” is more calculated than it lets on.

Read the full article →

We Went to Chelsea: Nick Cave’s Thrift Store Golliwogs

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on September 11, 2014
Thumbnail image for We Went to Chelsea: Nick Cave’s Thrift Store Golliwogs

Paddy: Honestly, I want the suits back.

Read the full article →

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Yams is Back, and Klaus Totes Have Sold Out

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on September 9, 2014
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Yams is Back, and Klaus Totes Have Sold Out

As a testament to how bad Chelsea has gotten lately, artists Jen Catron and Paul Outlaw are currently running a successful souvenir business solely of items making fun of celebrity-obsessed curators and James Franco. Things are bleak, but we’ve at least managed to find a few events that continue to make our jobs worth doing.

Read the full article →

7 Rising Art Stars to Watch: Deanna Havas

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on August 28, 2014
Thumbnail image for 7 Rising Art Stars to Watch: Deanna Havas

Last but not least, our interview with Deanna Havas!

Read the full article →

7 Rising Art Stars to Watch: Claudia Maté

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on August 27, 2014
Thumbnail image for 7 Rising Art Stars to Watch: Claudia Maté

“Fucking prolific” is a phrase that comes to mind when paging through Claudia Maté’s web portfolio. Just based on the thirty-nine websites, GIFs and videos on her site, you might think she’s well into her late thirties. Her resume is equally long, listing exhibitions at MoMA, The Art Gallery of Ontario, and Wayne State University.

Read the full article →

7 Rising Stars to Watch: Nick Sethi

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on August 25, 2014
Thumbnail image for 7 Rising Stars to Watch: Nick Sethi

“I don’t think photography can really be objective, so I try to make it as subjective as possible,” Nick Sethi recently told VICE. No shit.

Read the full article →

7 Rising Art Stars To Watch: Jack Early

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on August 21, 2014
Thumbnail image for 7 Rising Art Stars To Watch: Jack Early

It’s possible Jack Early is the art world’s best living poet.

Read the full article →