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It’s the End of The World As We Know It

by The AFC Staff on December 28, 2012
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This year, the art world became more dysfunctional than usual. As such, we talked about social injustice, power struggles, and uneven distribution of wealth seemingly endlessly. Who knows if it helped, but writing these ten posts made us feel just a little bit better.

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E! Developing a Scripted Art Gallery Show

by Paddy Johnson on December 18, 2012
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Work of Art producers may have found many art worlders to be unwilling participants in their doomed reality shows, but Hollywood hasn’t given up on us yet. E! has now announced it will launch an hour long scripted show called Gallerina, according Hollywood Deadline. The show will center on a young woman who seeks to rise to the top of Bettencourt Gallery in LA, a prestigious new gallery at the center of the art world.

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Gallery Girls Episode 7: “It Feels So Good to Be a Gangster”

by Ben Macaulay on September 27, 2012
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This week, a record two gallery girls worked.

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Gallery Girls Episode 6: We’ve All Made Mistakes

by Ben Macaulay on September 19, 2012
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Our seven gallery girls have gotten comfortable in their roles on the show, shrugging off their dead-end art-related responsibilities for the subsidized gossip that keeps the show running. As the gargantuan art fair Art Basel approaches, they drag themselves to Miami kicking and screaming, literally coming to tears when faced with the idea of being productive.

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Gallery Girls Episode 5: I Didn’t See a Vagina in It, But Spencer’s Boss Did

by Ben Macaulay on September 12, 2012
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For weeks, we’ve been watching Angela mis-prepare for her show, dragging her feet between meaningless snapshots and letting her external locus of responsibility take care of the rest. A venue has finally agreed to her terms (showing unseen work from an unknown artist for no money), but their schedule only leaves Angela with a few days to have other people print her work.

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Gallery Girls Episode 4: “Gays and Asians, We Can’t Handle Either of You Anymore”

by Ben Macaulay on September 6, 2012
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Another week, another episode of Gallery Girls. This week, they squabble over nothing, get drunk, hold unrealistic expectations of others, and enjoy mysterious wealth and privilege. Wait, wasn’t that last week?

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Gallery Girls Episode 3: “It’s Like, Actual Dirt”

by Ben Macaulay on August 30, 2012
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A few reflections on this week’s Gallery Girls: Eli Klein is awful, artist Ethan Cook is going places, and Damien Hirst’s work might be better than garbage bags. More where this comes from after the jump.

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