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 381 article(s) for AFC.

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How Do People Feel About the Gramsci Monument, One Year Later ?

by Whitney Kimball on August 20, 2014
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One year after Thomas Hirschhorn’s Gramsci Monument came down, I wondered: was this a net gain for a Bronx housing project? Or will it ultimately be remembered as art world conscience-laundering?

I went back to the Bronx for follow-up interviews.

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Tributes to Harun Farocki

by Whitney Kimball on August 1, 2014
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“We can never tell where his influence stops.” Artists and curators offer their thoughts about Harun Farocki, a forebearer of the essay film, after he passed away on Wednesday.

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Weighing Risks, After Last Week’s Cancelled Pro-Palestine Workshop

by Whitney Kimball on July 29, 2014
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“[W]hat is the responsibility of each of us, in the context of potential genocide?” An interview with artist and activist Amin Husain after last week’s cancelled “10 Days/10 Ideas” workshop.

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Artscape Diary: Three Days of Art Tourism in Baltimore

by Whitney Kimball on July 23, 2014
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Finding the weird amongst the Jeep tents in Baltimore’s Artscape festival.

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Philly Diary: Sean Gerstley

by Whitney Kimball on July 16, 2014
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Over the next few months, I’ll be traveling back and forth from Philadelphia to New York for a curatorial fellowship. Each week, I’ll be reporting back on my findings at Art F City. This week, I visited the studio of ceramicist Sean Gerstley, who told me about his series of raku raccoons.

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