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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Best Events of 2015 So Far

by Whitney Kimball on January 5, 2015
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Already, a couple art events have potential for our 2015 “Best of”s. The American Realness Festival returns with some of the best performers in town; Jayson Musson debuts a new web series; Angela Washko keeps pushing for feminism in gaming; some of our favorite Internet artists are on a new press release.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Throw Your Art Career in MoMA’s Dumpster

by Whitney Kimball on October 20, 2014
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You won’t hear us bitching about Chelsea this week, which, given the last month, is probably a relief for all our readers. We’ll be more than occupied with protests, generative artworks, Bushwick Expo, video blowouts, and televisual operas. You can also expect to hear no end of promo for our auction, which ends —->THURSDAY, Thursday, Thursday!<—–

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Art F City’s Paddle8 Auction: Let’s Give the Ladies Some Love

by Paddy Johnson on October 14, 2014
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By all accounts our Paddle8 auction is doing well. Four of our eight items have bids. Why then, are those four items without bids made by women?

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Let the Bidding Begin! Art F City Presents “The Writers’ Auction” on Paddle8

by Paddy Johnson on October 9, 2014
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Today we announce the launch of “The Writers’ Auction,” our fall benefit auction running on Paddle8 through October 23, 2014. The money raised will be used to take our two part-time writers on full-time—making it the most important auction we’ve launched to date. This means more resources to edit artist essays, in-depth interviews and reviews, and daily news coverage. This is flagship AFC content, and it’s the best art writing you’ll find anywhere on the web.

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The Digital Art World’s (Secret) Feminism

by Corinna Kirsch on October 4, 2013
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The major issues facing feminism and digital art go far beyond a numbers game. Seeking a male-female ratio in exhibitions is just one part of an overarching discussion that’s centered around how to present femininity within digital art and how to carve out a space online and IRL, in-print and on blogs, about feminism’s future. In an attempt to move the conversation off Facebook, I surveyed dozens of young artists, curators, and writers who’re actively engaged with the digital art world, and asked them about the major issues facing feminism in the digital art world today. From private Facebook groups to list-servs, there’s plenty of talk about feminism and digital art online, but you might not know about it; you’d have to be privy to these virtual salons.

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