- Big news in the academic world: artist and educator Charlie White has been appointed the head of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Art. His currently a professor at the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Design. [ArtForum]
- A Really Good Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art. [Amazon]
- A look at the front page of the New York Times is pretty depressing these days—it’s all news about corruption, war and political failure. But there are some bright moments. This feature by Jenna Wortham on RuPaul’s Drag Race reveals a show that’s trying to deal with the complexity of identity, prejudice and self-knowledge in an intelligent way. [The New York Times]
- A profile on collector and dealer Adam Lindemann. Nothing new here, but I guess it’s a good primer on Lindemann for those who are unaware of the guy. [The New York Times]
- Photographers talk about shots they’ve taken of people from behind. [Humble Arts via Hyperallergic]
- The southern Italian regions of Sicily, Calabria and Campania have failed to spend hundreds of millions of euros in European Union (EU) culture and tourism funding due to chronic mismanagement. How does this even happen? [The Art Newspaper]
- Play Art or Junk. It’s way tougher than you’d think. [Artorjunk]
- Get a guided tour of the Whitney Studio on 8th Street in Greenwich Village. This was the earliest iteration of the Whitney Museum, which began in the early 20th century [Curbed]
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 1286 article(s) for AFC.
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