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Art Critics on the Move: ARTnews Gains More Gallerist Staff

by The AFC Staff on July 22, 2014
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Yes, it’s true.

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9.5 Theses: Just a Little Radical

by Clara Olshansky on August 21, 2013
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9.5 Theses on Art and Class, by Ben Davis, editor of Artinfo, is both victim to and substantiated by Davis’s adamant worldview. Beginning with the Marxist-centric essays of the early chapters then expanding to more general issues facing the art world, the text saves itself from being an open-ended musing by framing each subject within its relationship to class ideology. This same ideology, however, leads him make some less than irrefutable claims.

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Art Authenticator’s Case Against Art F City’s Paddy Johnson and Others Dismissed

by The AFC Staff on August 6, 2013
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The Southern District of New York, in an opinion written by Judge J. Paul Oetken, has dismissed a claim for defamation by Peter Paul Biro against Art F City’s Paddy Johnson. The blog post cited in Biro’s complaint had quoted passages from a David Grann article originally published in the New Yorker.

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The Year in Brief: Good Riddance To Mainstream Media

by Whitney Kimball on December 30, 2011
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John Hockenberry, Jim VandeHei, Michael Wolff debate “Good Riddance to Mainstream Media” against Katrina vanden Heuvel, David Carr, and Phil Bronstein. This may not have been the groundbreaking internet video of 2011, but I thought about it often while reading this year’s (albeit art) internet highlights.

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AFC’s Halloween Headline Wishlist

by Paddy Johnson on October 31, 2011
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The day’s only half way through, which means the AFC office has taken to placing bets on what the rest of today’s Halloween content will look like on the art interwebs. Some headlines we consider likely from our favorite art publishers.

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Why Karen Archey is Wrong About Occupy Museums

by Will Brand on October 21, 2011
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In a piece yesterday, Karen Archey asked, “Why is Occupy Wall Street Protesting NYC Museums, and Not Super Rich Galleries and Art Fairs?” The post is aimed at Occupy Museums, the Occupy Wall Street Arts and Culture project that began protesting yesterday outside MoMA and the New Museum. Pretty rapidly, however, it descends into personal axe-grinding against Art Fag City. Here’s why she’s wrong.

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Crowds Swarm Lower East Side Galleries

by Paddy Johnson on September 8, 2011
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I don’t know if it’s fair to say that the Lower East Side Galleries experienced a coming of age moment last night, but certainly the opening crowds were a visual affirmation of their established presence. Orchard was packed with young artists, curators and dealers, back in town for the start of the season.

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House GOP attempt to zero out NEA, NEH fails | Tyler Green: Modern Art Notes | ARTINFO.com

by Paddy Johnson on August 10, 2011

House GOP attempt to zero out NEA, NEH fails | Tyler Green: Modern Art Notes | ARTINFO.com – That the vote to entirely eliminate the NEA failed is encouraging for numbers against bill — 284-126 — but that this is even being voted on does not make me happy.

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