Archive of Paddy Johnson

Paddy Johnson is the founding editor of Art Fag City. In addition to her work on the blog, she has been published in New York Magazine, artreview.com, Art in America, The Daily, Print Magazine, Time Out NY, The Reeler, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, and New York Press, and linked to by publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Boing-Boing, The New York Observer, Gawker, Design Observer, Make Magazine, The Awl, Artinfo, and we-make-money-not-art. Paddy lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, South by Southwest, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. In 2008, she became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Paddy is also the art editor at The L Magazine, where she writes a regular column.

Paddy has written 1036 article(s) for AFC.

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Oversized Clothing is Trending

by Paddy Johnson on December 5, 2014
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What’s with all the oversized clothing as art? I sussed out three examples at NADA yesterday, but I’ve heard there are more. Send pictures along if you have them and we’ll add them here. Because this needs to be diligently catalogued and archived.

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I Love NADA

by Paddy Johnson on December 5, 2014
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Unlike years prior, where the sales were so quick dealers actually lost track of what they sold to whom, NADA was a little quieter. Nobody was complaining, as pretty much everyone had made back their costs and then some, but perhaps some of the other satellite fairs such as UNTITLED. have finally managed to tear away a share of the emerging market.

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UNTITLED. Continues to Make Gains in Miami

by Paddy Johnson on December 4, 2014
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Look out, NADA.

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A Look at Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

by Paddy Johnson on December 4, 2014
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“When I look down these halls, it doesn’t make me think about anything”

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Marina Abramovic Tucked Me In to Bed

by Paddy Johnson on December 3, 2014
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My headache was cured at Art Basel Miami.

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The Art F City Fair Guide: Welcome to Hell

by Paddy Johnson on December 1, 2014
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I haven’t talked to a single person who isn’t sick of the art fairs, but since we’ll all be in Miami this week for them, we’re in this shit together. So let’s make this as quick and as painless as possible. Here is the Art F City fair guide. We didn’t bother listing everything because it’s not worth trying to see everything. A little curation never hurt anyone.

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