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No Paintings for Old Men: I’m Done With Amy Feldman

by RM Vaughan on February 24, 2017
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I have to hand it to NYC-based painter Amy Feldman: not every artist can cause me to temporarily lose the will to carry on writing and the energy to carry on chronicling our bankrupt, post-meaning culture. What, I wondered as I walked around the palatial Blain/Southern Gallery, is the damned point anymore? Confronted on all sides by Feldman’s aggressively vacuous, massive canvasses, I can’t even argue conclusively that Feldman’s work is good or bad. It operates so outside of any qualitative value scale that I understand—as if attacking the very idea of value—that it defeats all rational readings of art or art making. All I can do is respond. And respond I must.

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Visualizing a Gentrifying Downtown Brooklyn

by Michael Anthony Farley on June 12, 2015
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Four photographers look back—and forward—on Downtown Brooklyn’s rapid gentrification since 2010.

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With New York Affordable Housing Laws Set to Expire, Students and Residents Rally

by Paul Brown on May 29, 2015
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“We don’t have time to be fractured in our response to gentrification,” said Rachel LaForest of the Right to the City Alliance in the opening remarks. “We need more than solidarity, we need strategy-building and action.’’

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A Summer Without Manhattan

by The AFC Staff on May 27, 2015
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Over the next three months, Art F City will head to the outer boroughs for the type of art we like: weird and wonderful shit.

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AFC Guide to Public Art: When an 800-Person Band Ruled Brooklyn

by Corinna Kirsch on January 30, 2015
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Brooklyn the Unknowable—never a better way to describe the motley borough. With that in mind, I wondered why Prospect Park has a bust of Mozart.

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Benign Diplomacy: The Bushwick International Reviewed

by Joseph Henry on October 28, 2014
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What happens when the world comes to Bushwick.

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