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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: The Not-in-Manhattan Edition

by Corinna Kirsch on May 12, 2014
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Get ready to recover from the art fairs. We’ve got a short but sweet events listings for you this week so that you can slowly return to normal. For the most part, the events aren’t in Manhattan: Check out Where 4: Siebren Versteeg, a shipping container gallery show around the Knickerbocker M stop on Tuesday, Ann Hirsch’s solo show of sculptures, drawings, and prints at Bed-Stuy’s American Contemporary on Friday. But be sure to save your energy for Open Engagement. Founded in Canada in 2007, the social-activist art conference will finally be running in Queens. Woot!

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Stereotypical Zinesters

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on April 21, 2014
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Dodging banality.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Art Gets Back to Business

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on January 6, 2014
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After weeks without, art openings return.

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Cleopatra’s Karaoke: Three Steps to Art

by Whitney Kimball on April 23, 2013
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For their portion of the Shanghai Biennale, Cleopatra’s has teamed up with artist Chris Rice in commissioning over 50 mostly-emerging Brooklyn artists to make karaoke videos. The series , CKTV, is now on view at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. If that sounds like the kind of fun, toss-off premise you find in summer shows, it is fun– but by no means arbitrary.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Beyond the Gallery

by Whitney Kimball on April 1, 2013
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This week’s art events support Jerry Saltz’s recent theory that the gallery show is dead. Our picks include karaoke, net art, a trip to Venice, a show on the white cube, and two separate nods to 1920s film screenings.

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