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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Anxiety on High

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on January 16, 2017
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Let’s face it—the bulk of this week’s chatter in the art world isn’t going to be about Donald Trump’s Inauguration, but Marilyn Minter and Madonna’s talk Thursday evening at the Brooklyn Museum lamenting it. And that’s as it should be. Resistance to this new presidency is essential.
Friday, we’ll be participating in the #J20 Art Strike, so no content on our website will be available but for a livestream of Rachel Mason lip synching the inauguration as FutureClown. Those seeking to participate in the art protests can head to the Whitney where Occupy Museums will be hosting a “Speak Out”.

Other than that, we’re recommending a show about soul crushing anxiety and despair at LUBOV, and a show called “Infected Foot” at Greene Naftali, because sickness also seems like an appropriate theme for the week. Sorry to be depressing. Unfortunately, there’s no other honest way to paint the events.

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A Roundup of Last Week’s Fair Coverage

by Whitney Kimball on May 12, 2014
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And the best fair was…

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Jonathan Monk: “Your Name Here” at Casey Kaplan

by Will Brand on April 29, 2011
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Jonathan Monk: “Your Name Here” Date: THURSDAY, MARCH 24TH 2011 – SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH 2011 Venue: Casey Kaplan, 525 West 21st St. AFC’s Rating: 4/10 (Will Brand) Jonathan Monk is reliably funny; as this show at Casey Kaplan exemplifies, though, he’s not always reliably good. Entering the gallery, the first few walls bear early Polaroids of hotel exteriors, coupled with […]

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