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North Korea’s Utopia: Brancusi Meets “The Jetsons”?

by Andrew Wagner on July 30, 2014
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It’s rare that we get a look inside North Korean culture–the country largely blocks access to outsiders, while a restrictive U.S. embargo makes it difficult for museums to purchase North Korean art, even from third-parties. A current exhibition at the Venice Architectural Biennale, though, gives us some more insight into the culture of the notoriously isolated country.

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Q&A: Why Do We Have Easel Paintings?

by Corinna Kirsch on July 30, 2014
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And now you will know the answer.

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School of Doodle: Where John Baldessari Teaches Teen Girls Art

by Whitney Kimball and Andrew Wagner on July 29, 2014
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Have you ever wished that John Baldessari could be your art teacher? Well, now that he’s retired from both CalArts and UCLA, that’s not going to happen. But if you’re a teenage girl, the new organization School of Doodle might be able to help out.

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The Met Is Very Popular, But Not as Popular as Disneyland

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
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What the Met’s figures mean, compared to other tourist locales.

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Million-Dollar Mistakes: Get Your Fake Rembrandt on eBay

by Henry Kaye on July 28, 2014
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Any serious buyer would dismiss an old master being sold online as sketchy. But that doesn’t stop some people from trying to sell million-dollar mistakes online.

Take, for example, this Rembrandt being sold on eBay for $999,000.

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Buy a Jeff Koons “Balloon Dog” Knockoff for $500

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2014
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Found on Alibaba, China’s biggest e-commerce site: a balloon dog knockoff, fabricated however you like.

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David Zwirner’s Annual Pop-Up Bookstore Opens This Week

by Henry Kaye on July 22, 2014
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We here at Art F City imagine our readers to get instant and profound satisfaction from glossy books filled with art, perhaps neatly stacked into organized piles.

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Artists: Take This Survey, Let the World Know If You Hate Art Fairs

by Corinna Kirsch on July 21, 2014
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The venerable Ed Winkleman is a man of many hats: art dealer, author, and Moving Image fair organizer. And now, he needs your help.

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How To Measure Jeff Koons’s Hammer Strength

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on June 13, 2014
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Nobody knows how to make money off their dick like Jeff Koons. Here’s a picture of him in this month’s Vanity Fair, naked, dick obscured, and lifting weights on the “Hammer Strength” machine. Yee haw!

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How to Let the World Know Artists Are Getting Paid (or Not)

by Corinna Kirsch on June 3, 2014
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Are you an overworked and underpaid artist? Join the club.

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