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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Reading is Fundamental

by Michael Anthony Farley on May 8, 2017
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Start your week off with a dose of Civil Rights history Monday at IFC, where fierce pussy is screening The Black Power Mixtape and Wednesday at ICP, where Hettie Jones will be talking about what Making America Great really looks like. Thursday, we’re looking forward to two book launches. Andrea McGinty will be releasing her Ah Yes Bad Things at Printed Matter and Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art is throwing a party to celebrate the catalog for their current exhibition Queer Threads. Friday night there are mysterious but promising exhibitions opening all over Brooklyn. Then it’s DUMBO open studios all weekend. End the week with a day trip to New Haven (seriously, it’s a painless train ride) where Bortolami’s ARTIST/CITY program has paired Tom Burr with a Marcel Breuer masterpiece that now finds itself surrounded by an IKEA parking lot.

The world is a strange and wondrous place. We’ll see you out in it.

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True or False: If It’s Not Interactive It’s Broken

by Paddy Johnson on April 25, 2011
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A while back I penned a contentious post entitled “Taking Stock of Art Making in the Age of “I’m a Child of The Internet”. I wrote then that I didn’t believe describing oneself as an “internet native” qualified as describing one’s artistic practice. I still don’t, but as I discovered six months ago there are plenty of people who disagree. The most recent comes from Kevin Kelly, who last week on The Technium offered three anecdotes shared by friends:

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Massive Links! Internets Edition

by Paddy Johnson on April 22, 2011
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This week in Massive Links: GIFs now high brow according to the Atlantic! Also, the magazine does us the favor of locating all the bad public art in the country. Was this really necessary? Dealer and Entrepreneur Jen Bekman waxes on art as does star curator and non-profit director Dan Cameron. Contrary to 20×200 business model, Kevin Kelly thinks sharing will eventually trump ownership in the cloud.

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