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IMG MGMT

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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IMG MGMT: Transience

by Sara Ludy on May 31, 2011
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Editor’s note: IMG MGMT is an image based essay series by artists. Today’s artist, Sara Ludy is a Los Angeles based artist and musician. She is a member of Computers Club and Tremblexy. This essay is purely image based.

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IMG MGMT: A Letter to Ron Tye

by Chris Collins on May 25, 2011
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Dear Mr Ron Tye,

This is going to be a strange email, both for me and for you. I have no idea how you’ll respond to me writing you out of the blue like this. So let me start off by assuring you that I am not a creep, a crazy person, or an internet troll.

Ron, I have been following your work for a long time.

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IMG MGMT: BACKUPZZ

by Paul B. Davis on May 23, 2011
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This IMG MGMT essay takes hundreds of image files found on Paul’s backups (see if you can spot Dragan Espenschied and Cory Arcangel) and uses them to make fun of Lev Manovich, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, and art blogs.

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IMG MGMT: Before/After, 2009-present

by A.L. Steiner + Z Drucker on May 16, 2011
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IMG MGMT is a semi-annual image-based artist essay series. Today’s invited artists, A.L. Steiner and Z. Drucker, live in New York and Los Angeles respectively. Read the photo essay, take the quiz and share the results!

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IMG MGMT: ARTSCENTER TALKSOURCE

by Dushko Petrovich and Roger White on May 10, 2011
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Here at AFC we’ve often asked ourselves the question, What Does Art Criticism need? According to Roger White and Dushko Petrovich true transformation of the form will involve paywalls, platinum memberships and critiscope experience. Put your art visors on because you’re about to experience ARTSCENTER TALKSOURCE (the proposal).

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IMG MGMT Launches Tomorrow!

by Paddy Johnson on May 9, 2011
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In response to the growing number of images stored on artist hard drives we’ve decided to publish our IMG MGMT series more frequently! Launching tomorrow, our latest series of image based essays will include contributors, Chris Collins, Paul B. Davis, Sara Ludy, Virginia Overton, Roger White + Dushko PetrovichZ. Drucker + A.L. Steiner, and Tommy White. What’s contained in these essays will mostly remain top secret till the series launch of course but we can tell you that Roger White + Dushko Petrovich promise to e-volutionize art criticism as we know it. That’s happening tomorrow and Thank God for that. I don’t think I could wait another day.

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IMG MGMT: New Century Modern Surface Magazine

by Josh Kline on October 21, 2010
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If you see something, say something. Orange alert. Bondi Blue alert. A big thank you to the Internet from CU & SC, GW & MA, Oral B, Design Within Reach, Steve Jobs, Sarah Palin, and AMC. “Thank you for providing us with easy access to limitless amounts of inspirational information, especially information from the 20th Century.”

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