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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: A Synth Workshop for Your Fair Week

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on May 5, 2014
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This week, we’ve got a Women’s Synth Workshop at the Kitchen, a Ragnar Kjartansson show at the New Museum, a new exhibition of abstract art by Jayson Musson, and more.

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The Art F City Paddle8 Auction is Live!

by The AFC Staff on February 7, 2014
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Good news. The Art F City auction is live on Paddle8 and we’re employing every form of digital media to let people know! That means you’ve got through Monday, February 17th at NOON sharp to bid on all live items before the heading to Postmasters Gallery for the live auction with CK Swett. You have through Monday, February 17th at TEN PM to bid on silent lots.

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Tickets to The Art F City Roast on Sale Now!

by The AFC Staff on January 10, 2014
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This February 17th, get ready for The Art F City Art World Roast Auction and Awards (AFCAWRAaA): a night of crowning the worst and auctioning off the best. (Basically, it’s like the art prom, but everyone is Carrie). Prepare yourself for roasting and ass gadgetry; this year, our gilded awards will take the form of golden butt plugs.

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EXPO Chicago in Images: The Good, The Bad and Mel Ramos’ Monkey

by Paddy Johnson on September 21, 2013
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It’s impossible to describe EXPO Chicago without offering a few images to tell the story. This slideshow with commentary do just that. Highlights, lowlights, and everything in between after the jump.

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6 Must-See Discussions at Expo Chicago

by Paddy Johnson on September 13, 2013
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Expo Chicago launches next week and we’re already preparing. Here’s a list of discussions that will take place next week during the fair.

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Will Comparison Shoppers Hurt VIP Paper?

by Will Brand on April 18, 2012
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Tomorrow, VIP Art Fair opens its works-on-paper spinoff, VIP Paper. It’s a great idea—works on paper are generally cheaper, and generally editions, so some of the anxiety of purchasing a work sight unseen is eased—but its inaugural year inevitably raises questions about how to sell editions online.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: The Best and Worst Exhibitions of 2011

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2011
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This week at the L Magazine I’ve put together a list of the best and worst exhibitions that stretches the term “exhibition” well beyond its intended use. That’s okay; art is not easily categorized. As for reflections, this was a good year for art. A lot of much needed change is here and on the horizon. From Occupy Wall Street, to ArtPrize, to Hennessy Youngman’s youtube channel, 2011 is the year art’s started to unravel a little.

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