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 1475 article(s) for AFC.

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Three Shows: Olafur Eliasson, Alice Neel and Romare Bearden

by Paddy Johnson on April 26, 2017
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A few thoughts on Olafur Eliasson, Alice Neel and Romare Bearden. TLDR: See Romare Bearden at DC Moore Gallery before it closes this Saturday.

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The Shape of Indoor Space: An Interview with GIPHY Artist Peter Burr

by Paddy Johnson on April 7, 2017
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Peter Burr’s GIF environments are hypnotic visions of dystopia. Now, with a new commission from GIPHY, he’s bringing more futuristic digital space straight to your browser.

We sat down to talk pixels, megastructures, games, and Arcosanti.

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