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An Interview with Art Handler Magazine Founder Clynton Lowry: Looking at Labor, Trade and Kickstarter

by Paddy Johnson on September 24, 2015
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The first issue of Art Handler Magazine looks different than any trade magazine I’ve seen. It includes an interview with Britton Bertran, the man behind Installator, a widely popular tumblr focused on images documenting the art installation process; a photo essay by Victor Hugo in which the tools of art installation become the work itself; and a how to article by Inball Straus that describes how a custom made clamshell shaped pouch helps protect irregularly shaped objects.

All of these articles focus on art handling in some way, but more broadly, labor as it exists in the market. These are great successes, but as a new independent publication, they still have many hurdles to clear. Number one is funding. I talk to Art Handler Magazine Founder and Editor in Chief Clynton Lowry about his new Kickstarter Campaign and the magazine itself.

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Surviving Rent: Why Artists Can’t Afford Critical Neutrality

by William Powhida on December 16, 2013
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William Powhida responds to rave reviews of “Coming Together: Surviving Sandy” in the midst of artist evictions at Industry City.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: We’ve Got a Talk Show, Emojis, and a Death Match

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on December 10, 2013
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Get ready for snarky and smart-y talks.

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The Plot Thickens: A Personal Account of Industry City’s Bid to Take Over Sunset Park

by Erik Gonzalez on October 21, 2013
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As many of you in the art community know, there is a mega-show in Sunset Park opening to the common public. The show, titled “Come Together: Surviving Sandy,” presents itself as evidence of the resiliency of the New York’s artists and their communal solidarity in the face of Hurricane Sandy.

This presentation is insidiously disingenuous.

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