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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Give Thanks That Anything Is Happening at All This Week

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on November 23, 2015
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Let’s be honest: With Thanksgiving and Art Basel just around the corner, there’s dick all to do around here. Nobody is opening their show this week and if they are it’s something really weird. Naturally we found that for you: Art School Acid Dropout invites stand up comedians tell stories while art school drop-outs illustrate the stories. The rest are talks, screenings and closings: Adeola Enigbokan lectures on her Renters Archive project tonight, where she chronicles the personal histories of rents after the second World War. Saturday MoMA screens “Goodnight Mommy” a terrifying film about two children who believe their mother is an imposter after she returns home with a botched plastic surgery job. And if that doesn’t suit your fancy there’s always the NOoSPHERE closing. The nonprofit art space that focuses on international collaborations and exposure for artists from Norway will move from the LES to Greenpoint. This is their current space’s last hurrah.

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We Went to the LES and the LES Went All Out

by Michael Anthony Farley Whitney Kimball on September 10, 2015
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This week, the art world came back from its summer vacation with a bang. Nearly every gallery in the Lower East Side opened their fall season last night with theatrical staging. From ball pits to frame a Baldessari to fooding a gallery basement, big productions were the look.

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KANSAS, a Tribeca Stalwart, Moves to the Lower East Side

by Corinna Kirsch on July 8, 2015
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Manhattan galleries continue to migrate east. Case in point: KANSAS, which has spent several years in Tribeca on Franklin Street, will start making the move this summer to 210 Rivington Street. The Lower East Side is known for its emerging galleries, home-grown boutiques, dumplings—and some artists still live and work there. Tribeca, on the other hand, is where celebrities and their pooches vie for sidewalk space among million-dollar apartments.

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Public Service Announcement: Summer Hours to Begin

by Corinna Kirsch on July 1, 2015
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For New York’s art world, summer truly begins after July Fourth. That’s when a majority of galleries change to a Monday through Friday schedule.

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Hell Yes! Andrew Edlin Sets Sail for the Bowery

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on June 2, 2015
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After 13 years in Chelsea, Andrew Edlin Gallery is moving to the ground floor of 212 Bowery this fall.

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Baby Artists and Big-Name Artists: BHQFU Announces New Residencies

by Corinna Kirsch on February 4, 2015
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Artists, do any of the following statements describe you?

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How Long Until the Lower East Side Turns Into 1980s Soho?

by Corinna Kirsch on February 4, 2015
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According to LES dealers, brokers, restauranteurs, and residents.

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The Nostalgic Pop of Grear Patterson’s Manhattan Beach

by Corinna Kirsch on January 27, 2015
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There are, and have been a ton of contemporary artists whose work falls into this territory of nostalgic pop. It’s hard to say why we need more of them.

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