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IMG MGMT

IMG MGMT: Cosmetic Masochism, Metal on Flesh

by Faith Holland and Seth Watter on January 27, 2015
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A number of years ago, at the height of the torture porn cycle, we discovered a parallel, if underappreciated, genre: the instructional makeup video. Both are premised on the remodeling of human bodies. Both offer grueling spectacles of metal on flesh.

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IMG MGMT: Breathe In

by Jeanine Oleson on January 22, 2015
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This month, we reintroduce IMG MGMT, our annual series of essays by artists. Founded in 2008 by Paddy Johnson, the essay format was inspired by folders of images which artists keep on their computers. This week’s artist is Jeanine Oleson.

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IMG MGMT: 110

by Ben Gocker on January 14, 2015
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This week, we reintroduce IMG MGMT, our annual series of essays by artists. The essay was founded in 2008 by Paddy Johnson and was inspired by folders of images which artists keep on their computers. This week’s artist is Ben Gocker.

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IMG MGMT: Getting to Know Len

by Cam Archer on December 30, 2013
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I never met my grandmother. Her name was Len and she died before I was born. It had something to do with smoking.

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IMG MGMT: The Greatest Story Ever Told

by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech on November 22, 2013
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“The artist’s experience lies so unbelievably close to the sexual, to its pain and its pleasure, that the two phenomena are really just different forms of one and the same longing and bliss.”

– Rainer Maria Rilke

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IMG MGMT: Game of Clones

by Jack Early on November 15, 2013
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Game of Clones from GameOfClones on Vimeo.

[Editor’s Note: IMG MGMT is an annual image-based artist essay series. Today’s invited artist, Jack Early, is represented by McCaffrey Fine Art. Early has shown at Frieze New York, Art Basel Switzerland, Daniel Reich Gallery, Southfirst, and the Serpentine Gallery, among others. As part of the collaborative duo Pruitt-Early, he has similarly shown around the world.]

It’s always fun to play the look-alike game.

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Calling Artists: IMG MGMT Returns, and We’re Seeking Submissions!

by The AFC Staff on July 10, 2013
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The hiatus is finally over. After two long years we’re thrilled to announce the return of Art F City’s celebrated best-ever essay series “IMG MGMT”… !!! It gets better. This time, we’re accepting submissions. The deadline is August 15th.

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