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Opinion

The Voyeur Who Approves of Richard Prince

by Paddy Johnson on October 24, 2014
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Some subjects in Richard Prince’s Instagram show don’t mind that their photos have been appropriated or that Prince makes leering comments.

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Steve Lambert Pledges to Donate 100% of Possible ArtPrize Winnings to the LGBT Fund

by Paddy Johnson on October 10, 2014
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Steve Lambert, a finalist in this year’s ArtPrize competition says that if he wins, he will donate the money to the LGBT Fund of Grand Rapids. That’s potentially a lot of money. He’s been nominated in both the public vote, and by the jury. The top prize for each is worth $200,000. Currently, he’s up for the $20,000 Time-Based Juried Award and the $200,000 Juried Grand Prize. (He’s now out of the running for the public vote prize.)

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An Art Basel Kickstarter Page Is Not Support for the Arts

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on September 12, 2014
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Art Basel put together curated Kickstarter page for a bunch of non-profits, and the New York Times leads their story with the line: “One of the world’s most prominent art fairs is hoping to garner support for nonprofit art organizations by lending them some street cred.”

There are so many problems with the project and the coverage, it’s hard to know where to begin.

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[NSFW] This Week’s Awful Porn Star Tribute to Bruce Nauman

by Corinna Kirsch on August 11, 2014
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Balls.

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Patronage Is Still Alive and Well

by Corinna Kirsch on August 4, 2014
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Artsy just posted an interview with London-based collector Sarah Elson who’s devised a “residency-cum-homespun exhibition” that’s a “new form of art patronage.” It’s actually just the same model of patronage that’s existed for centuries.

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Never Put Alex Katz Paintings on a Condo

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on June 20, 2014
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Public art is coming back from the dead in the form of an Ann Taylor zombie.

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Moving Beyond Women Eating Salad

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on June 13, 2014
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The Lean In Collection on Getty Images is adding to their database and with some success. Conversation is the key.

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The Perfect Exhibition for the Brainless? Maurizio Cattelan’s ONE TORINO

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 10, 2014
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What will transform Turin, Italy into the internationally renowned artistic hub for the avant-garde it is meant to be? Artissima, an organization that describes itself as “a window onto the most experimental frontier of the visual arts” has a three-part plan. It’s outlined in their press release, which is perfect for any human who has recently undergone a lobotomy.

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Seven Surprising Ways the Internet Has Screwed the Art World?

by Corinna Kirsch on April 18, 2014
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Art F City Editor Corinna Kirsch responds to “The Seven Surprising Ways the Internet Has Screwed the Art World.”

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