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Hans-Ulrich Obrist’s New Do It Video Tells You to Do It With Social Media

by Corinna Kirsch on April 29, 2014
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But why should we do it?

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Venice Redux: Best Art Viewing Strategies Highlights from 2011

by Paddy Johnson on May 27, 2013
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Two years ago I wrote a wrap-up of the Venice Biennale for Rupert Murdock’s iPad only publication, The Daily. The site folded about a year later, and is now off line, so I’m republishing the review as a refresher for those going into the show. The lede: If the Venice Biennale were a race, no one would finish.

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Paddy Johnson at The Daily: G-L-O-R-I-A! Gloria! U.S. installation at Venice Biennale challenges notions of 'competition'

by Paddy Johnson on May 25, 2011
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The Venice Biennale only happens once every two years, but it's the closest approximation to an international sporting event the art would has. Next month, countries will once more vie for the honor of Best National Pavilion, the highly sought-after Golden Lion award no one in the field will admit they are actively competing for. Even if it's a rather lofty way of thinking about art, the idea that one artwork should be somehow more transcendent than another is distasteful to many in the profession.

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