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The Armory: The Forgettable Fair

by Paddy Johnson on March 3, 2016

It’s hard to imagine a more art boring fair than this year’s Armory. Looking back at yesterday’s photos there’s virtually nothing to say about any of it. The fair is filled with generic art market standards: neon, monochromes, mirrors. If you’re looking for an art genre, the boilerplate version of it is on view here. At least last year’s iteration was bad enough to warrant ridicule. This one will be instantly forgotten.

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This Week’s Must See Events: Bad Assery Abounds

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on January 11, 2016
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This week’s highlights include a performance by Yvonne Meier as a fur clad  baby-devouring witch, a show in a repurposed restroom and what we hope will be a lot of work by Alex Bag in a van.

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We Went to Chelsea: 26th Street

by Paddy Johnson Corinna Kirsch and Will Brand on January 23, 2013
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On our recent outing to Chelsea’s 26th street galleries, we visited James Cohan Gallery, Lehmann Maupin, and Galerie Lelong. We were disappointed.

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We Went to the Lower East Side, Part 2

by The AFC Staff on January 14, 2013
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This time around we find ourselves at The Artist’s Institute, Feature Inc., Lehmann Maupin, and the Hole.

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The Banality Bubble at The Armory Show

by Paddy Johnson on March 9, 2012
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Halfway through The Armory Show I was so bored I was composing headlines with the words “skip it”, and yet by the end of the day a jubilance filled the air as dealers started to report strong sales. Are we in another art bubble?

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