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Art F City Nude Panda Calendar Featured On Comedy Central’s Midnight

by Paddy Johnson on December 17, 2014
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You’ll have to excuse the posting radio silence over here. We’re madly shipping calendars and prints before we head off for the break. (Today is the last day to get your calendar before Christmas). And demand for these things just got a little hotter. Last night, the Art F City Panda Calendar was featured on Comedy Central’s “Midnight”.

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[Updated] Artists Face Losing Their Studios in Industry City, Again

by Whitney Kimball on December 8, 2014
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“Everybody’s going to have to work in their basement,” artist and Hunter College professor Benjamin King concluded over the phone this morning. King is just one of many artists facing the prospect of leaving his studio, after being hit with a massive year-end hidden fee for his studio in Sunset Park’s Industry City warehouses.

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The United Nations Development Programme Fights Ebola With GIFs

by Corinna Kirsch on December 2, 2014
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People like GIFs. People don’t want Ebola.

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Pussy Riot’s Bizarre Photo Shoot With a Creepy Rich Hobbyist

by Marina Galperina on November 26, 2014
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“You have never seen the women behind the masks quite like this!”

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Adventures In Selling Experimental Video Art: An Interview With Undervolt & Co.

by Marina Galperina on November 25, 2014
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“We are very open to the fact that we do not know how distribution will work in our post-internet age.” Johnny Woods, co-founder of the video art label Undervolt & Co., reflects on (almost) a year of selling experimental artworks online.

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Thoughts From Cold Artists in the Arctic Dealing With It

by Marina Galperina on November 24, 2014
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“The body is as much an interface with the landscape as the camera or the microphone” and other extreme weather-related musings.

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ArtPrize to Launch in Dallas, 2016

by Paddy Johnson on November 21, 2014
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ArtPrize is coming to Dallas. Yesterday, the Grand Rapids-based 501-c3 announced via email that they have entered into a three-year charter agreement to launch and oversee a new, independent non-profit named ArtPrize Dallas. Following the format of ArtPrize Grand Rapids, the event will be held in the city of Dallas for 19 days, and will offer up to $500,000 in cash prizes and grants to artists. ArtPrize Dallas is slated to launch in April 2016 with Executive Director Ariel Saldivar at the helm. Prior to this, she worked as the Associate Director of the Dallas-based Goss-Michael Foundation.

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Sotheby’s Shake Up: Chairman William F. Ruprecht Resigns

by Corinna Kirsch on November 21, 2014
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The rise and fall of Ruprecht’s empire.

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TheArtBlog Co-Founder Libby Rosof Retires

by Paddy Johnson on November 20, 2014
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Philadelphia’s well loved TheArtBlog announced today that co-founder Libby Rosof will retire from daily operations at the blog. The blog will continue to be helmed by co-founder Roberta Fallon.

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