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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: More Big, More 90s, More Women and Black History

by Whitney Kimball on February 2, 2015
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Here’s what we expect to hear about next week: The ICA opens its new round of always-strong programming; Charles Ray debuts ginormous sculpture; prominent Russian artists/political activists get a double-whammy; and BAM debuts a look back at famed horror film director John Carpenter’s musical career. Other important events surrounding #BlackLivesMatter and female activism will probably play second fiddle, but maybe we can change that.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Good Reasons To Put Pants On

by Whitney Kimball on January 12, 2015
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For those of us who didn’t get out much last year, we get to head to the White Columns Annual for the last round-up of everything we should’ve seen. Also in significant artworks from 2014: Godard’s 3D film “Goodbye to Language” is screening at BAM. Do not miss out. You can not pirate this on the Internet.
These, and more art events worth braving the cold.

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The “GIF Free For All” Awards Go To…

by Whitney Kimball on September 3, 2014
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GIF Free For All“, a new GIF show launched in conjunction with  Computer Art Congress 4 – CAC4 Rio de Janeiro, and curated by A. Bill Miller, is clearly not about competition. But we are! Being a critical art blog, we’re taking it upon ourselves to rank these GIFs whether you want our approval or not. Our judgement, after the jump!

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Reflecting on Yesterday’s Conversation About Dudes and their Shows

by Paddy Johnson on September 25, 2013
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Turns out the internet has plenty to say on the subject of dudes and their shows. After Whitney Kimball published her piece rounding up all the male-centric shows this fall and the conversation that’s followed, we spent the better part of the day, continuing to take part in said discussion.

And I gotta say, the talk has been pretty good. Highlights after the jump.

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Spring/Break: Slideshow and Commentary

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on March 6, 2013
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“I wouldn’t necessarily say more cutting-edge, but I think it’s awesome,” founder Andrew Gori said at the Spring/Break Art Show conference yesterday morning. That’s about right. Now in its second year, the “curator-driven fair,” in a defunct elementary school in Soho, virtually eliminates art dealers in a community-oriented exhibition of emerging artists and curators.

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