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BREAKING! 18th Most Powerless Person in the Art World Spotted at LES Gallery Non-ironically Wearing Khakis!

by Art Fag City on November 6, 2009

POST BY PADDY JOHNSON Blogger Tom Moody takes a picture of the gallery/artist Reena Spaulings‘ buzzer, in the hopes of unlocking what some have named “the final mystery of the art world.” The final mystery of course being, why they are so famous. Always on the prowl for the art worlders who made Hyperallergic’s list of […]

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UPDATED: Breaking! Rose Art Museum to Remain Open

by Art Fag City on April 17, 2009

Documentation of Brandeis Student's Rose Museum Intervention, February 10, Photograph Thomas Ahn This just in from Brandeis University: following intense public scrutiny, The Rose Art Museum will not close its doors and sell their collection, as it had announced late January. Like many institutions, the university was hit hard by the economic downturn, and severe […]

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Breaking! New School President Bob Kerrey REALLY Unpopular!

by Art Fag City on December 18, 2008

Image via: New School in exile. New School students really don’t like their president Bob Kerrey.   About 75 or more of them have been occupying the dining hall at the university’s Graduate Faculty building at 65 Fifth Avenue with a list of demands, the first of which being the removal of Kerrey as President, […]

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Breaking! Bad Art Still in Chelsea!

by Art Fag City on October 24, 2008

Mark Beard, Eva Peron Bag, 2008, Image via: ClampArt “Betty Cunningham is only serving water.?!” lamented one AFC tipster this afternoon who went on to tell me the gallery had spared the expense of hiring waiters, only to have them look completely demoralized without an alcoholic beverage in hand.  Coincidentally, the lack of art buzz […]

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The Chelsea Art Museum’s Dialectics of Terror Catalog Raises More Questions

by Art Fag City on September 28, 2008

Earlier this week I reported the cancellation of the Chelsea Art Museum’s exhibition, Dialectics of Terror, (formerly named The Aesthetics of Terror),  and thanks to an anonymous tipster I now have the much disputed exhibition catalog in the form of a PDF.    While it’s impossible to know where the points of contention were in the […]

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Breaking! Thomas P Campbell Named Next Director of the Metropolitian Museum of Art

by Art Fag City on September 9, 2008

From the press release: The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that Thomas P. Campbell — an accomplished curator with a specialty in European tapestry who has worked at the Museum since 1995 — has been elected its next Director and CEO, succeeding Philippe de Montebello, who announced in January his intention to retire from […]

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Breaking! Kate Bush Joins Facebook!

by Art Fag City on April 15, 2008

Here at Art Fag City we’re all about keeping you abreast on breaking fan pages on Facebook such as that of Kate Bush.  Mostly, of course, this is just an excuse to repost my favorite, Kate Bush video, Army Dreamers.  Via: Wizardishungry twitter.

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Special Cat Tribute at Anthology Film Archives

by Art Fag City on March 13, 2008

Max, the late Anthology Film Archives cat, (Photo: Robert Haller) A special homage to Max, the now deceased venue cat will take place this Saturday at Anthology Film Archives. Passing away September 16th, 2007, Anthology’s press release/obituary reflects on Max’s calm feline demeanor and her strong work ethic over the last 17 years at the […]

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Breaking! Wikipedia Page Found Incomplete!

by Art Fag City on January 23, 2008

Looks like someone’s going to have to update Goethe-Institut’s Wikipedia page to indicate their latest New York project; Ludlow 38, a downtown art gallery with a focus on contemporary art. So much wiki-ing to do so little time! Aside from the little reported story of incomlete wiki pages found on the web, Goethe-Institut’s newest project […]

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Breaking! Rhizome Relaunches

by Art Fag City on October 25, 2007

Sexy! Rhizome relaunched their website today and all without the ill-advised help of Joomla (the Harvestworks Digital Media Center content management system!) The site comes complete with a featured artwork section, a featured portfolio – both of which will hopefully generate a separate page of featured work – though it seems like this doesn’t exist […]

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