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This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Strange Monuments

by The AFC Staff on April 21, 2015
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A laundry list of things happening this week: an outdoor exhibition about nature-kind-of waves goodbye to the ever-receding sublime, a building sorely in need of repair becomes its own cut-up colossus, artworks act like love letters to monuments, and people celebrate places made significant by other people. Last, but certainly not least: Giant. Dollhouse.

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Bruce Nauman Cruising To Drake On Tha Block

by Will Brand on November 30, 2011
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Video used to be weird; there’s no other excuse for all the ten-minute films of an artist picking his nose. There’s a weirdness to seeing your own body on video that, in an age of webcams, we’ve lost, and the fact that it’s not weird anymore kind of ruins a lot of it. Reintroducing that weirdness is hard, but maybe we can at least make it acceptable YouTube material.

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Proofs and Refutations at David Zwirner

by Will Brand on April 18, 2011
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Proofs and Refutations Date: FRIDAY, MARCH 11TH 2011 – TUESDAY, APRIL 26TH 2011 Venue: David Zwirner, 525 West 19th Street AFC’s Rating: 7/10 (Will Brand) “Proofs and Refutations”, co-curated by a Mathematics professor at City College, might be the smartest show of the year so far. It’s a diverse body of work we’ve rarely seen before and almost never seen […]

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