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Opinion

David Ratcliff’s “Klan Paintings” Are Suited for Storage

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on February 26, 2014
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Who are the collectors purchasing David Ratcliff’s paintings at Team Gallery?

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Collectors Are Into the Worst Art (“Kesh Girls” at Taymour Grahne Gallery)

by Corinna Kirsch on February 24, 2014
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What’s up with rich people?

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MoMA Expansion Promises More of the Same

by Paddy Johnson on January 9, 2014
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Tears never welled when I read about MoMA’s expansion plan.

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Surviving Rent: Why Artists Can’t Afford Critical Neutrality

by William Powhida on December 16, 2013
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William Powhida responds to rave reviews of “Coming Together: Surviving Sandy” in the midst of artist evictions at Industry City.

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Kanye West’s “Bound 2″: Blame It on the Collector Class

by Corinna Kirsch on December 2, 2013
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With “Bound 2,” Kanye and Kim are getting compared to artists like Marina Abramovic and Jeff Koons. Why?

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Reflecting on a Week’s Worth of Conversation About Dudes and Their Shows

by Whitney Kimball on September 24, 2013
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Looks like Fall 2013 won’t be promising any new awakenings in the New York art world. This season, the institution leans harder than ever on its white male mainstays.

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Who Benefits from Reselling Art Online?

by Corinna Kirsch on September 10, 2013
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While online edition companies have the potential to grow a market for digital art, how can reselling a work just months after purchase benefit an artist’s career?

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Curated Intimacy Over Email: On Miranda July’s “We Think Alone”

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on August 19, 2013
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We have our doubts about Miranda July’s “We Think Alone” project.

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Making a Memory: Califone’s New Tumblrflow Music Video

by Clara Olshansky on August 1, 2013
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Califone’s new Tumblr-generated music video, “Stitches,” created in collaboration with filmmaker Braden King and programmer Jeff Garneau and housed on Tumblr, is a computer-generated flow of selected photos and GIFs, different each time you watch it. It’s remarkably appropriate that “Stitches,” repeats, “Just stitch it together again, again, again,” given that the project forces the viewers to make connections between the images that seem to relate to neither each other nor the song.

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City Hall Park Needs to Rid Itself of New Terrible Sculptures

by Ian Marshall on July 29, 2013
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What is up with those ass-ugly sculptures at City Hall Park? Thanks to the Public Art Fund for bringing us yet another crummy show. Lightness of Being comes on the heels of their well-promoted but ill-received Ugo Rondinone show of figures made from boulders.

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