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The Privilege of Philosophy: On Whitebox Art Center’s Panel on Palestinian Art

by Henry Kaye on August 8, 2014
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Those sitting in the panel discussion at the Whitebox Art Center could remove heated rhetoric about “solidarity with Palestine” from the equation by appealing to theory, but only in non-warzones is there this privilege of philosophy.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Your “Electronic Heroin”

by The AFC Staff on August 4, 2014
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Last week’s cancelled pro-Palestine workshop was depressing, to say the least. Better news this week: the conversation continues with a livestreamed panel at Whitebox Art Center. Also in activism, the MAD Museum hosts a workshop on how artists can get the city to listen to us.

For fun: Spectacle is full of gems, as always, this week including titles such as “The Grim Reaper,” “Women in Revolt,” and “Plan 10 From Outer Space.” You can also catch a film about Chinese teens who have to go to rehab for their Internet addictions (guilty), and Jeff Bailey Gallery celebrates its last hurrah in Chelsea before moving its entire operation to Hudson, New York.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Midsummer Night Screenings

by Henry Kaye Andrew Wagner on July 28, 2014
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With summer art shows coming to a close, this week is all about the moving image.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Death to Normcore

by Whitney Kimball Corinna Kirsch Andrew Wagner on July 21, 2014
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This week comes at us with high-energy midsummer events, more group shows, and air-conditioned movie theaters.

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This Week’s Must See Art Events: Artists Anonymous and Jimmy Carter’s Cat

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball Henry Kaye on July 14, 2014
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With all the extra time on our hands during the slow months, we can finally check out a few works everybody’s been talking about. The legendary Sarah Sze-Venice Biennale Pavillion comes to the Bronx; a Ryan McNamara performance comes to the High Line; and Internet artists come to Spectacle Theater.

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Save Cooper Union Reaches Fundraising Goal

by Henry Kaye on July 10, 2014
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The Committee to Save Cooper Union Legal Fund has reached its fundraising goal of $150,000!

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Liz Taylor and Yahoo! Finance

by The AFC Staff on July 7, 2014
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This week, public art goes to Fire Island, intellectuals go to Dominique Lévy, and painters will flock uptown for a Keith Mayerson-Peter Saul combo. Lecturers talk about GIFs, and a net art show is inspired by Yahoo! finance. A group show mimics organic “farm-to-table” trends, and a new cult classic is born at Light Industry (starring Liz Taylor).

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