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David Shrigley

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Rich People Are Gone

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on December 16, 2013
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Evidence? This week, we’ll check out video games, under-the-radar films, a digital version of Pictures Generation, a marathon concert, and a panel discussion about guts.

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City Hall Park Needs to Rid Itself of New Terrible Sculptures

by Ian Marshall on July 29, 2013
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What is up with those ass-ugly sculptures at City Hall Park? Thanks to the Public Art Fund for bringing us yet another crummy show. Lightness of Being comes on the heels of their well-promoted but ill-received Ugo Rondinone show of figures made from boulders.

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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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Art Basel Miami Beach: Slideshow and Commentary

by Will Brand and Corinna Kirsch on December 6, 2012
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Art Basel Miami Beach is, as always, an overwhelming experience. There is art, impossible amounts of it, shiny and glossy and kinetic. There are people, hidden within the silicone husks of slightly younger people, who all seem to be terribly important. There are many kind words but few kind looks.

Basel’s not as bad as it might be, really. This year the fish are biting, and the quality of the work overall is fairly high. There is, in the depths of its 250-odd galleries, art worth looking at. We’ll have a fuller report later today; in the meantime, here are 29 samples of what’s on show, with our comments.

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An Interview with David Shrigley: What The Hell Are You Doing?

by Reid Singer on October 21, 2011
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You’re probably a fan of David Shrigley and you don’t even know it. Acting in the fields of graphic art, studio art, books, music and animation, Shrigley has earned renown for making high-brow works on paper with a disturbing, punkish bite since the early 1990s. Though trained formally at the Glasgow School of Art, his drawings maintain an unskilled look, belied only by their being witty as hell. In late September, I met with Shrigley to talk about his career and the compilation What The Hell Are You Doing?: The Essential David Shrigley, which was published earlier this year and is now available in the US.

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David Shrigley at Anton Kern

by Art Fag City on September 1, 2010
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Artist: David Shrigley Date: Wednesday, September 15th 2010 – Saturday, October 23rd 2010 Venue: Anton Kern, 532 West 20th Street Everyone in the New York art world seems to have an opinion on David Shrigley’s humorous drawings and photographs, so its worth seeing this exhibition to have one too. Cheeky, and very often bizarre, the works […]

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