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Secrets of the Whitney Biennial: 1979

by Corinna Kirsch on February 28, 2014
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First bit of trivia: Art was for sale at the 1979 Whitney Biennial.

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Best of AFC: Summer Edition

by The AFC Staff on August 30, 2013
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Did you beach too hard and forget to read this summer? Fear not, art lovers, for we bring you the second annual AFC Best of Summer list. We’ve brought together the blog’s greatest summer hits from staff and contributors, because, let’s face it, you might have missed out on days or weeks of AFC when you were traveling to Venice, Basel, or closer to home, the Rockaways. We’ve published some great artist essays with our STUFF series, started our “Diary of a Mad Gallery Owner” series, and continued to bring you reviews and opinion pieces. Enjoy.

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We Went to Midtown and the Upper East Side

by The AFC Staff on July 25, 2013
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We’re back! It’s been a while since we’ve given you a “We Went To,” but here we are to tell you about the best and worst of what’s on view on the Upper East Side. One fact became clear on this trip: John Baldessari has made a career out of oxymorons.

Our thoughts on Venus Over Manhattan, Higher Pictures, Hauser & Wirth, Marian Goodman, and Tibor de Nagy, inside.

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John Baldessari and R.H. Quaytman on Jack Goldstein: “Nobody Knew Who He Was”

by Corinna Kirsch on June 27, 2013
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Every once in a while an artist’s talk comes along that’s as spirited as a wild dinner party. The conversation’s good, if a little off track, but mostly, it’s the company that makes the evening worthwhile. That pretty much sums up what happened Tuesday night at the Jewish Museum’s “Dialogue and Discourse: How Is Jack Goldstein?”, a roundtable held in conjunction with the Jewish Museum’s current exhibition Jack Goldstein x 10,0000.

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Art Now! Vol: 4 on Shelves This September

by Paddy Johnson on June 21, 2013
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The art coffee table world got a little more current. Josh Baer tells us Art Now! Vol:4 will be on shelves this September, and for those of us who need an easy overview of the contemporary art world this is a great place to start.

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John Baldessari on STUFF

by John Baldessari on June 19, 2013
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Are you having trouble understanding artists through their art? Understand them through their STUFF instead.

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