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New York’s Foreign-Born Artists Face Visa Headaches, Uncertainty

by Marcelo Baez on January 26, 2016
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As thousands of US artists, gallerists, curators, collectors and critics prepare to visit Mexico City for the February art fairs with relative ease, we thought about all the hoops artists from “south of the border” must jump through to visit or work in New York. Despite the obstacles, a sizeable chunk of the city’s cultural workforce and art scene are here on visas. Unfortunately, those aren’t easy to come by or maintain. We asked musician, DJ, and writer Marcelo Baez to report on the conditions New York’s unsung art workers deal with just to live here.

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The Best of the Web, 2015

by The AFC Staff on December 23, 2015
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Millions of years from now, aliens and artificial intelligence will be confounded by the follies, foibles and idiosyncrasies of the human race. Henceforth, the 2015.

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We Went to North Carolina Part 1: CAM, Lump and Flanders Gallery

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on October 27, 2015
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Two weeks ago Michael and I headed to North Carolina to visit a friend and do some studio visits at University of North Carolina Greensboro.  We ended up with an epic tour of North Carolina, from Raleigh to Winston Salem (for context, that’s about the distance from Philadelphia to Washington, DC). In part one, we’ll discuss our highlights from Raleigh.

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