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David Hammons

“1993″ at the New Museum: Slideshow and Commentary

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on February 14, 2013
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A preview of the New Museum’s “1993″, in slideshow format. Get ready for some commentary!

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Times Critic Caught in This Week’s Witch Hunt

by The AFC Staff on November 27, 2012
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“Black artists didn’t invent assemblage.” That statement, and others like it, written by The New York Times art critic Ken Johnson, has provoked the ire of fellow critics, artists, and Times readers alike. His remarks about two recent exhibitions, Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980 and The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World have exploded into a tirade across Facebook—with complaints lodged by Kara Walker and Jerry Saltz among others—and now, an anonymous group has gone so far as to petition the Times to “acknowledge and address this editorial lapse and the broader issues raised by these texts.” So, what are these broader issues, and problems, if any?

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Weekend Gallery Openings: Frozen Paintings and Gooey Sculptures!

by Corinna Kirsch on February 25, 2011
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This weekend's openings are scattered throughout the city. Let me tell you all about what’s at CANADA, Lisa Cooley, Taxter and Spengemann and more!

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Recommended Shows – Plus Ratings!

by Corinna Kirsch on February 18, 2011
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I like art, but sometimes I want to convey by how much, and a simple thumbs-up won’t always cut it. Art Fag City has started rating its Recommended Show Listings. We’re not exactly Pitchfork, but maybe just a little bit. Our latest reviews complete with numerical ratings after the jump.

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David Hammons at L & M Arts

by Corinna Kirsch on February 17, 2011
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David Hammons Date: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26TH 2011 - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26TH 2011 Venue: L & M Arts, 45 East 78th Street AFC’s Rating: 7/10 (Corinna Kirsch) House painters often set down tarps and drop cloths to protect furniture and floors from stray drips of paint, but David Hammons inverts the situation by draping his painted canvases with plastic sheets, tarps, and […]

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