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Recommended Shows: Lorna Mills Ungentrified at OCAD

by Paddy Johnson on October 15, 2014
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By far the best, most engaging, jaw-droppingly awesome public art project I’ve seen this year was made by Lorna Mills, and showcased at OCAD.

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Recommended Shows: A Rare Flicker of Light on the Upper East Side

by Whitney Kimball on October 15, 2014
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Trips to Upper East Side: obligatory, and usually cheerless. So when a friend told us to go see a show up there, I was pleasantly surprised to leave with something to recommend.

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Recommended Shows: Robert Gober at MoMA and Cartoons at the SculptureCenter

by Corinna Kirsch on October 8, 2014
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Decades after their making, Gober’s room-size installations can still fill viewers with pangs of rage. At the SculptureCenter, Camille Henrot and Ruba Katrib have put together a drippy, rubbery, slithery show themed around silliness.

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“We Didn’t Like It”: Watch Paddy Johnson and Curators Discuss the ArtPrize Finalists

by Whitney Kimball on October 7, 2014
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Readers, get a load of Art F City on air from Grand Rapids.

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Looking at 3,000 GIFs in Twohundredandfiftysixcolors

by Paddy Johnson on October 6, 2014
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97 minutes straight of animated GIFs might be too much.

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Recommended Shows: Jen and Paul’s One-Stop Souvenir City and Chelsea Bus Tours

by Whitney Kimball on October 1, 2014
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Suck it, Chelsea.

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Recommended Shows: Jason Rhoades at David Zwirner

by Paddy Johnson on October 1, 2014
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Even if faux-factory warehouses aren’t your bag, a nod has to be given to the tremendously detailed reconstruction of Jason Rhoades’s 2007 installation.

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Recommended Shows: Two Two One at Regina Rex

by Corinna Kirsch on October 1, 2014
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Most people won’t find Regina Rex’s tunnel-like basement gallery to be large in any sense of the word. But coming from a one-room studio in Ridgewood, the collective has definitely found themselves an upgrade.

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Recommended Shows, Pt. 3: Sadie Benning, Patterns

by Paddy Johnson on September 24, 2014
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Images can be deceiving. At first, I had thought that Sadie Benning’s entire show of large-scale collages at Callicoon was made of faux leather– it wasn’t until I physically left the gallery that a friend informed me they were not. I had to return.

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