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 398 article(s) for AFC.

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Whitney Kimball

Crossing Brooklyn: Where Good Intentions Fail

by Whitney Kimball on October 17, 2014
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If you ran “post-gentrification Brooklyn” through an auto-art generator, we now know what the results would look like.

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Recommended Shows: A Rare Flicker of Light on the Upper East Side

by Whitney Kimball on October 15, 2014
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Trips to Upper East Side: obligatory, and usually cheerless. So when a friend told us to go see a show up there, I was pleasantly surprised to leave with something to recommend.

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Their Own Private Lanesville: The Videofreex on a Decade of Pirate TV in the Catskills

by Whitney Kimball on October 8, 2014
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The power of portable video can not be understated. At the time that the first Portapack, a small, handheld battery-powered video camera, was released in 1967, most people had only three major commercial networks, and early cable was confined to major cities. Getting on TV was only for actors and newsmen, companies decided what the public would view, and nobody said “fuck.” So for early video collectives like the Videofreex, the consumer camera was a tool for complete social upheaval—reflected in names like Raindance’s publication “Radical Software” and the “video revolution.”

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“We Didn’t Like It”: Watch Paddy Johnson and Curators Discuss the ArtPrize Finalists

by Whitney Kimball on October 7, 2014
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Readers, get a load of Art F City on air from Grand Rapids.

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Recommended Shows: Jen and Paul’s One-Stop Souvenir City and Chelsea Bus Tours

by Whitney Kimball on October 1, 2014
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Suck it, Chelsea.

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