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This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Happy Communist Manifesto Anniversary!

by Corinna Kirsch on February 17, 2015
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This week, we’re seeing a bunch of digital events outside of the usual haunts. Post-Internet darling Harm van der Dorpel will bring new work to Bed-Stuy’s American Medium, Aram Bartholl will show us all how to make athletic-looking smartphone headbands, and Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto will be celebrated with vodka, potatoes, and art at an apartment gallery in Queens.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Please Fund The Penis Wall

by Whitney Kimball on February 9, 2015
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Let’s toast Valentine’s week with an evening of penile discourse. Also: significant political art from Russia; shows inspired by fury; and a discussion on Latinos in the media.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: More Big, More 90s, More Women and Black History

by Whitney Kimball on February 2, 2015
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Here’s what we expect to hear about next week: The ICA opens its new round of always-strong programming; Charles Ray debuts ginormous sculpture; prominent Russian artists/political activists get a double-whammy; and BAM debuts a look back at famed horror film director John Carpenter’s musical career. Other important events surrounding #BlackLivesMatter and female activism will probably play second fiddle, but maybe we can change that.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Depression Filmmaking, Magic Painting, an Actual Discussion on Gentrification

by Whitney Kimball on January 26, 2015
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Once the sidewalks are shoveled, we have no excuse. AFC’s Paddy Johnson curated a show; Busby Berkeley screens at Light Industry; politicians will be confronted about gentrification, among other picks.

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Liveblogging “Artist as Debtor”: a Conference on Artists Under Capitalism

by The AFC Staff on January 23, 2015

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Now liveblogging “Artist as Debtor”, a conference on a now all-too-familiar topic of art school debt.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Important Retrospective; Snowden Documentary; AFC Q&A’s

by Whitney Kimball on January 19, 2015
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AFC editors take panels by storm; Academy Award nominee Laura Poitras speaks at Artists Space; and the first U.S. retrospective of “one of the most prominent artists working in Southeast Asia” comes to the SculptureCenter.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Good Reasons To Put Pants On

by Whitney Kimball on January 12, 2015
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For those of us who didn’t get out much last year, we get to head to the White Columns Annual for the last round-up of everything we should’ve seen. Also in significant artworks from 2014: Godard’s 3D film “Goodbye to Language” is screening at BAM. Do not miss out. You can not pirate this on the Internet.
These, and more art events worth braving the cold.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Best Events of 2015 So Far

by Whitney Kimball on January 5, 2015
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Already, a couple art events have potential for our 2015 “Best of”s. The American Realness Festival returns with some of the best performers in town; Jayson Musson debuts a new web series; Angela Washko keeps pushing for feminism in gaming; some of our favorite Internet artists are on a new press release.

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Posting Notice: Cats in Snow

by Paddy Johnson on December 22, 2014

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Art F City is spending a bit of time AFK this week, so we’ve put together a medley of GIFs for the season we’ll be releasing each day. Let’s start with the best of all GIFs: Cats in snow.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Last Chance Retrospectives and Holiday Parties

by Whitney Kimball on December 15, 2014
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The art world has mostly checked out for the holidays, and so have we. Time for holiday parties!

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