Archive of Whitney Kimball

Whitney Kimball is a New York-based writer and artist. She began writing for Art Fag City soon after earning a degree in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011. She now contributes regularly to the L Magazine and the New American Paintings blog.

Whitney has written 453 article(s) for AFC.

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So Long

by Whitney Kimball on February 13, 2015
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Dear readers,

After four years, and with a heavy heart, I’m moving on from Art F City and probably the art world at large.

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Best Link Ever! Santo Gold, an Infomercial for Gold and Outer Space Wrestling

by Whitney Kimball on February 12, 2015

“If you smoked pot in Philadelphia in the 90s, you watched a lot of this”, we were told in a business meeting this morning. This is a commercial for Blood Circus, a 1985 independent science fiction wrestling movie shot in Baltimore, which is a commercial for performer Santo Gold’s jewelry line. It is a two-part film.

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Out of the Blog Mines and into the IRL Club

by Whitney Kimball on February 11, 2015
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A night of beer, jokes, and bonding over the best of the web.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Please Fund The Penis Wall

by Whitney Kimball on February 9, 2015
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Let’s toast Valentine’s week with an evening of penile discourse. Also: significant political art from Russia; shows inspired by fury; and a discussion on Latinos in the media.

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Nick DeMarco’s “Here on Earth”, A Goodbye to B-Movie Hopes

by Whitney Kimball on February 6, 2015
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If you’d walked into Interstate Projects last week, you might have thought the gallery went dumpster diving in Loews AMC’s deep storage and installed their findings.

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Bill de Blasio’s Affordable Live-Work Scheme Is Not Even Barely a Plan for Artists, or Anyone

by Whitney Kimball on February 3, 2015
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This plan makes no sense. Let’s do the math.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: More Big, More 90s, More Women and Black History

by Whitney Kimball on February 2, 2015
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Here’s what we expect to hear about next week: The ICA opens its new round of always-strong programming; Charles Ray debuts ginormous sculpture; prominent Russian artists/political activists get a double-whammy; and BAM debuts a look back at famed horror film director John Carpenter’s musical career. Other important events surrounding #BlackLivesMatter and female activism will probably play second fiddle, but maybe we can change that.

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A Bill to Save Your Studios, New Yorkers

by Whitney Kimball on January 29, 2015
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If the Small Business Jobs Survival Act passes, artists will get some bargaining chips.

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