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Opinion

Redefining the Role of the Artist

by William Powhida on April 4, 2014
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Last Thursday Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna reframed the affordable workspace debate from what artists need to what artists can offer their communities.

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Why Art Doesn’t Pay

by Corinna Kirsch on April 1, 2014
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Artists pay, institutions don’t. Let’s discuss.

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Under A Vitrine and a Bevy of Satellites

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on March 21, 2014
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Unrelated stories about Iran, Israel and art have come up three times in an art context over the course of two days. That’s unusual here at AFC so I’ve taken the liberty of bundling a few reflections into a post.

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Museums Are Now Art Gallery Showrooms

by Corinna Kirsch on February 26, 2014
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How much are museums involved with sales?

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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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