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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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This Bird Looks Like a Ballsack

by Paddy Johnson on November 20, 2014
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When viewed on a cell phone this bird’s throat looks like a ball sack. I know this because I spent the last 15 minutes chuckling about it with the AFC staff after a friend texted me the image. Naturally, we love it.

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Richard Prince Admits to Trolling

by The AFC Staff on November 20, 2014
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“Trolling.”

If you say so.

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Movie Trailer or Ad? On Maurizio Cattelan: The Movie

by Corinna Kirsch on November 5, 2014
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“If you take Maurizio to the dance, be prepared for a crazy dance.”

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Here’s to the Goth of Your Youth

by Whitney Kimball on October 30, 2014

Fuck you, workplace. Joseph Keckler joins the chorus of artists throughout the ages who think you should all go shroud yourselves in vinyl and return to the Goth of your youth. Emerge from the cubicle like the black swan that you are inside.

[Thank-you Marina Galperina]

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More Progress on the Arts Workers’ Front

by Paddy Johnson on October 29, 2014

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We’re glad to see that The Art Handlers Alliance of New York exists. The organization works to secure health benefits, fair wages, job protection for the thousands of handlers working in the city. Tuesday November 4th they will finalize their Bill of Rights at Momenta, which they are encouraging institutions to follow. Additionally, they’re talking about instituting all kinds of services; a legal workshop on the new sick day law, formalizing a job-referral network and hosting quarterly openings showcasing the work of members in the alliance.

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