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Rumstick Road: A Powerful Reconstruction of Mental Illness

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on May 16, 2014
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Elizabeth LeCompte & Ken Kobland’s reconstruction of Rumstick Road paints a morbid, but illuminating picture of the mental illness that ran through Spalding Gray’s family, and afflicted his mother.

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We Went to Chicago: From Heart to Hand at the Depaul Art Museum

by Robin Dluzen and Damien James on May 16, 2014
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Fantastic quilts.

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We Went to North Carolina: Jennifer Meanley at SECCA and Nancy Rubins at The Weatherspoon

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on May 14, 2014
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In which we discuss Jennifer Meanley at SECCA and Nancy Rubins at The Weatherspoon.

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We Went to Elsewhere, an Artist Residency in a Three-Story Thrift Shop

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on May 14, 2014
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What’s on view: Dollnados, shirt canopies, shoe canopies, ballgown rooms, party rooms, freaky war rooms, hollowed-out TVs, fabric caves, alternative economies, karaoke nights, bouncy ball instruments…et cetera.

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The Whitney Biennial on Charlie Rose: Art Is Hazy, Nebulous

by Whitney Kimball on April 29, 2014
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Charlie Rose asks whether this year’s biennial will help us understand what contemporary art is. It won’t, because in the view of its curators, contemporary art doesn’t exist.

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Sean Fader’s SUP?: High on Style, Low on Substance

by Marc Boucai on April 28, 2014
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Can art effectively question identity if it reinforces rather than questions stereotypes? Probably not, which makes any media attention for Sean Fader’s ‘SUP?’ a little grating.

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We Went to Soho: Dust Motes and Homoerotica

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on April 24, 2014
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We saw provisional painting, photos of detritus, and lots and lots of homorerotica.

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We Went to Soho: Soho Art and Vietnamese Food

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on April 23, 2014
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Art F City editors Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch tackle the subtleties of art and food in this “We Went to” edition.

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Feminism Is a Pile of Dicks

by Corinna Kirsch on April 22, 2014
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For a recent example of art that’s salable but lacks much of a message, take a look at NUD NOB, Sarah Lucas’s solo show at Gladstone Gallery’s 24th street location.

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We Went To The Upper East Side: Ponies & Psychos Edition

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on April 11, 2014
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We head to the Upper East Side to take a look at Adam Baumgold Gallery, Wright Gallery, and Venus Over Manhattan.

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