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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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Hans-Ulrich Obrist’s New Do It Video Tells You to Do It With Social Media

by Corinna Kirsch on April 29, 2014
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But why should we do it?

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Our Take On “The Cat Show” at White Columns—With Kitty Pics!

by Corinna Kirsch on June 20, 2013
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The Cat Show at White Columns has everything and nothing to do with cats. Everything, because most of the 134 artworks show cats or cat-related ephemera—like litter boxes, scratching posts, or yarn. Nothing, because the themes of many of these works aren’t about cats at all.

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AFC Adds Old People Background Option to Site

by Paddy Johnson on February 20, 2013
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Ask and you shall receive.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: The Best and Worst Exhibitions of 2011

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2011
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This week at the L Magazine I’ve put together a list of the best and worst exhibitions that stretches the term “exhibition” well beyond its intended use. That’s okay; art is not easily categorized. As for reflections, this was a good year for art. A lot of much needed change is here and on the horizon. From Occupy Wall Street, to ArtPrize, to Hennessy Youngman’s youtube channel, 2011 is the year art’s started to unravel a little.

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Tuesday Links!

by Paddy Johnson on October 11, 2011

  • Kanye West’s golden grill visits #occupywallstreet. Foster Kamer reports. [Observer]
  • Poorer communities not getting nearly the amount of arts funding they need as reported by um, FOX NEWS? [Jesus] [Associated Press]
  • I feel like I’ve read this same Cory Arcangel profile at least five times in different publications. This one comes in advance of his Pro Tools at Lisson Gallery in London. [The Guardian]
  • Why young mothers are choosing to eat their placenta. [NYMag]
  • The Arava Review launches its latest issue, which is full of a lot of great photography and poetry. [The Arava Review]
  • So, in short, London art dealer Jay Joplin comes from money, gets along well with artists and is good at selling art to rich people. Enlightening [The Guardian]
  • Revisited Guthrie Lonergan’s website and was reminded how moving this Acapella piece is in its emptiness. Lonergan explores the banality of the web. [Age of Mammals]
  • No mobile exhibition is complete without kicking unicorns and sausages. Copy and paste this url into your phone to view. http://www.chiarapassa.it/publicart.html [Lorna Mills and Sally McKay]
  • Jean Michel Jarre discovers the zoom function in a video room and applies it to his face. [youtube]
  • Potluck Thursday 8pm at Flux Factory! [Flux Factory]
  • Tomorrow at Pratt University I will be giving a talk that maps my key points career path to online dating websites at Myrtle Hall Room 4E-3 (4th floor – dda lecture hall). 12:45 pm. Please come.

 

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