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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Condo (the Good Kind) Invades New York

by Michael Anthony Farley on June 26, 2017
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This week starts off and ends a little slowly, but Wednesday to Friday ought to be pretty great. Spend your hump-day checking out openings at Marianne Boesky Gallery and David Lewis, where a group show and a solo show by painter Megan Marrin, respectively, look to have a much-needed sense of humor. Thursday night Condo New York kicks-off, […]

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Propaganda for the Digital Age

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on January 23, 2017
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Today and tomorrow New Yorkers will be saddled by this terrible Northeaster storm, but that shouldn’t stop you from attending Hannah Cole’s talk on artist taxes today or Judith Bernstein’s talk and book launch dubbed dicks of death tomorrow. They’re too important to miss. By Wednesday art lovers will be able to head to the Lodge for an opening of John Wellington’s dystopian history paintings, and on Thursday to the New York City Ballet to see electronic artist Dan Deacon’s “America” set to ballet. We’re particularly looking forward to seeing the ballet given Deacon’s connection to the blog. He’s a Baltimore resident and a long time muse for the blog.

By the time the weekend sets in, it’ll be all talks moderated by Art F City’s Paddy Johnson. On Saturday she’ll be discussing how the Nevada Test Site has influenced the paintings of Eric LoPresti with Eric LoPresti. Sunday, she’ll be discussing the evolving roll of storytelling in American culture with Jack Early and friends.

All of which is to say there’s plenty to see and do this week. So let’s not delay. Put these dates in your calendar and plan to compare notes later on!

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The Best 25 Shows of 2015

by The AFC Staff on December 31, 2015
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2015 was great for art. For all the bitching that went on about art fairs, the dominance of the market, and sub-par museum shows (cough, cough Björk), I saw more great shows than I have in my ten years working as a critic in New York. Rather than try to whittle our picks down to a few select shows, we wrote up every show we thought was truly exemplary.

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This Week’s Must See Events: Behold the Behemoth That is The New York Art Book Fair

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on September 14, 2015
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Don’t be fooled by the normal-sized events list; this is just a sampling from the half million openings available to you in Chelsea on Wednesday and Thursday and the PS1 Book Fair, which will be putting on more panels and dialogues and conversations than are humanly consumable this weekend (the zine tent alone is an afternoon’s work). A Picasso sculpture exhibition and David Zwirner’s double solo shows by Isa Genzken and Wolfgang Tillmans are just a few we think will be spamming your Facebook in weeks to come.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Brooklyn Is America Too

by Michael Anthony Farley and Corinna Kirsch on June 29, 2015
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This weekend, take some time for America. Go to the beach. Or a mountain. Or a cornfield or something. Eat gross food and watch fireworks. But before you do all that, get your cultural fill during the week. From Shakespeare on the Bowery, queer film screenings, a “virtual fashion show,” and two simultaneous exhibitions at 1329 Willoughby Avenue on Friday night—there are plenty of non-pyrotechnic activities leading up to the nation’s birthday.

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Art F City’s Guide to New Art Galleries in New York

by The AFC Staff on April 29, 2015
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Looking for new galleries? Done. We’ve found all of New York’s new galleries that have opened post-Sandy. Since 2013 it’s been hard to keep track of all the openings, so this list will hopefully help us all get out to a few new spaces.

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