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Lucy Lippard on How to Be an Art Critic

by Corinna Kirsch on May 19, 2014
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For the best straight talk on art criticism, look back 50 years. In her 1966 essay “After a Fashion: The Group Show,” art critic and curator Lucy Lippard wrote an unintentional manifesto on what makes a good art critic.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Drag and Derby

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on April 28, 2014
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Lotsa talks, openings, and events. Woo!

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A Look at The Creative Time Summit: Gentrification, Gentrification, and Gentrification

by John Powers on November 5, 2013
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Generalizing about gentrification.

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This Week’s Must See Art Events: The Creative Time Summit and a Painting Fiesta

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on October 21, 2013
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Creative Time’s Summit returns, along with an explosion of painters on the rise. The dearth of exhibitions by black and female artists continues.

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Seth Siegelaub (1941-2013): To Never Dream Without Action

by Corinna Kirsch on June 17, 2013
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One of our heroes, Seth Siegelaub passed away this weekend at the age of 71.

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The NY Art Book Fair Talks: Petra Cortright and Lucy Lippard

by Corinna Kirsch on October 2, 2012
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What did we learn from attending the NY Art Book Fair talks? For one, 26-year-old digital media artist Petra Cortright hates paper and 75-year-old art historian Lucy Lippard loves it.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: This Week’s Must-See Art Events and Openings

by Whitney Kimball on October 2, 2012
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This week at The L Magazine we stop talking about GO and start talking about anything else. We found a few art shows to go to and well, some events too. You can thank The New Yorker Festival for that.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events at the L Mag

by Whitney Kimball on September 24, 2012
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This week’s dive into event listings yielded a trove of art events so glorious that 900 words could not contain them. The Art Book Fair and the Dumbo Arts Fest are just a few of this week’s gems. Whether you’re painting this week or trying to hack the mainframe, we’ve got an art event for that.

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Brooklyn Museum Curator Catherine Morris on “Six Years”

by Corinna Kirsch on August 3, 2012
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Six Years is a book of art-based lists that was compiled by curator and critic Lucy Lippard between 1966 and 1972. Now that book is being transformed into an exhibition, opening September 14th at the Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center. I caught up with Catherine Morris, one of the exhibition’s curators, about how the idea for the exhibition came about, what to expect, and the importance of launching historical surveys today. From description alone, this exhibition sounds like a breath of fresh air from the spectacle-driven exhibitions that have lately dotted the museum exhibition landscape.

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