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Holding “ART WHORE” Up to Its Peers

by Whitney Kimball on November 12, 2014
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Thanks to submissions from twitter, Facebook, and our comment thread, here are nine outsourced artworks to contextualize Ryder Ripps’s “ART WHORE”.

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2012 Whitney Biennial List, Leaked

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2011
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Thanks to GalleristNY for publishing an email with the names of the Whitney Biennial artists. So far the blog’s only been able to confirm 8 of the 51 names, but we’re republishing the list with some initial thoughts.

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Mass Distractions & Cultural Decay at Mason Gross Galleries

by Paddy Johnson on October 21, 2011
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It’s not too often I have a chance to post about my alma mater at Rutgers, but it’s always nice to be able to tout a moment when they make me proud. Mass Distractions & Cultural Decay at Mason Gross Galleries is one such instance. A politically-themed exhibition about how information is disseminated through artistic practice, the show looks back at one revolution’s children, and forward at another. How has television, magazines, and radio informed the art making practices of artists in second half of the twentieth century? How does the Internet, social media and other digital technologies informed the art practices of today?

Based on a combination of personal recommendations, and compelling images and press release, I’ll be trekking down to New Brunswick, New Jersey this weekend to find out. There’s not much time — the show closes October 22nd — and includes artists such as Clifford Owens, Marc Handelman, Martha Rosler and Ardele Lister. I recommend that anyone else who can do the same. Some images and press release excerpts after the jump.

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Recommended Shows – Plus Ratings!

by Corinna Kirsch on February 18, 2011
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I like art, but sometimes I want to convey by how much, and a simple thumbs-up won’t always cut it. Art Fag City has started rating its Recommended Show Listings. We’re not exactly Pitchfork, but maybe just a little bit. Our latest reviews complete with numerical ratings after the jump.

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