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This Week’s Must-see Events: From Graveyard Poets to Star Wars Scholars

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on July 27, 2015
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Here’s what to do if you’re stuck in New York this week for the heat wave: Attend a lecture on the history of Goth; learn about modernity, architecture, futurism, and Star Wars at John Powers’s art talk; hang out at Prospect Park and pick up a few art mags at the small press flea. It’s summer, but as these events demonstrate, there’s still plenty to do.

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Are Middle-Tier Galleries Really Struggling?

by Paddy Johnson on November 20, 2013
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This week at I talk about the expansion of Lower East Side galleries.

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We Went to the Lower East Side, Part 1

by The AFC Staff on January 14, 2013
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In this roundup, we talk about the winter group shows at Lisa Cooley, Louis B. James, and James Fuentes.

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Art Fag City At The L Magazine: Jessica Dickinson Proves the Canvas is Never Empty

by Paddy Johnson on November 25, 2011
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In which I channel my inner Rauschenberg to discuss an understated show of monochrome paintings by Jessica Dickinson.

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Art.sy Uses Art World Handshake as Profit Model

by Paddy Johnson on June 13, 2011
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Art.sy, a new online art database that uses the genome technology of Pandora to make suggestions based on the shared characteristics of art works launches this week, and they’ve revealed their pricing model. It’s really strange. As reported by The Art Newspaper:

Rather than pay a subscription fee, participating galleries are asked to pay Art.sy a sales commission: 15% of the first $10,000 profit (the amount remaining once the dealer has paid the artist's share and production costs), and 10% of anything above that. As sales are conducted off-site, Art.sy is reliant on the honesty of the participating galleries.

I have a few concerns about this as a profit model.

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