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Kunstraum by the Navy Yard

by Paddy Johnson on September 1, 2015
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A visit last week to the Kunstraum introduced me to their new studio program dedicated to provided short term affordable studio space and exhibition space to artists. The spaces I saw didn’t look to be much larger than a couple hundred square feet—perfect for some and small for others—but part of the program includes the opportunity for studio artists to use the gallery as a space for curation and events. So that’s awesome.

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May the Light of iPhone Shine Down Upon Us

by Paddy Johnson on August 7, 2015
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What a strange coming of the Lord, Anthony Antonellis‘s stained glass iPhone presents. Unlike most places of worship, this space is entirely empty, lit only by the glow of the phone. This version of the phone doesn’t appear to connect us with anyone. Is this what life with a smart phone is like; solitary and quiet? The space reminds me less of a temple than it does a movie theatre; a place where we sit together in silence while sharing something of a communal experience.

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Found! A Tom Otterness Sculpture in a Suburban Mall

by Corinna Kirsch on June 18, 2015
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I found some weird-ass public art in The Woodlands.

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Friday Trivia: That Time a Warhol Flick Almost Caused a “Lynch Riot”

by Corinna Kirsch on May 22, 2015
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“Lobby full, one red-faced guy very agitated, says I have 30 seconds to give him his money back or he’ll run into theatre and start a ‘lynch riot’.”

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Eminent Domain Names: Top 25 Expiring Artists on the Internet

by Corinna Kirsch on March 4, 2015
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An exercise in value and surveillance.

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In the Studio: An Excerpt From Roger White’s New Book The Contemporaries

by Paddy Johnson on March 4, 2015
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I’m only a few pages into Roger White’s The Contemporaries, and I’ve already decided it’s incredible.

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Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Champion of Art Consumption

by Whitney Kimball on December 2, 2014
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This week, the New Yorker published a 10,000 word resumé spilling even more verbiage about Obrist’s curatorial style of vacuuming information and returning marathonic shows in an on-the-go 24-hour art viewing lifestyle.

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