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Worst of 2015

by Michael Anthony Farley on December 30, 2015
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What were the top five most scandalous stories we covered this year? The ones people read, shared, and re-tweeted the most, of course. I delved into our site stats to ask why we love bad news so much.

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We Went to No Man’s Land: Women Artists from The Rubell Family Collection

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on December 21, 2015
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At the Rubell Family Collection, dozens of contemporary women artists working in every conceivable medium left us very impressed.

Michael: Here, the blue-chip market and a private collector managed to accomplish something many institutions or independent curators haven’t—presenting an all-female show that feels as if it has nothing to prove.

Paddy: I still can’t get over how many monumental art works in this show so effectively dominated the space that you’d literally feel awestruck by their presence.

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Marilyn Minter is the Windowlicker of Representation

by Paddy Johnson on October 23, 2015
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The show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver is the visual equivalent of “Windowlicker” an album by the electronic musician Aphex Twin that Pitchfork describes as oscillating between “harsh, uncompromising noise and remarkably warm ambient texture.” In both cases, we are repelled by what we are drawn to—a tension that ensures you never forget the work.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Gaze and Gayze

by The AFC Staff on May 18, 2015
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A week in which to see Deborah Kass’s series of curators under arrest and attend some of New York’s museums for free.

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Power Women = Power Art

by The AFC Staff on April 9, 2015
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What does it mean to be a Power Woman? In this auction benefit for Art F City it means you’re bad ass: You make great art and have been doing since forever. You’re an influential powerhouse within the art community. You are deserving of recognition for the work you do. In short, you are nothing less than amazing.

In honor of AFC’s upcoming Power Women 10th Anniversary Benefit, we’re sharing ten artworks for auction by ten power women. You’ve got four days to bid. Better get to that. 

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Announcing the Art F City 10th Anniversary Benefit Auction

by Paddy Johnson on March 30, 2015
Zoe Crosher, "Billboard No. 3 (Washington Street & I-10 Heading West)." From LA-LIKE:SHANGRI LA’d, part of the the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, 2015. Digital c-print, 6.5 x 14 inches.

Zoe Crosher, “Billboard No. 3 (Washington Street & I-10 Heading West).” From LA-LIKE:SHANGRI LA’d, part of the the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, 2015. Digital c-print, 6.5 x 14 inches.

Today we announce the launch of Art F City’s 10th Anniversary Benefit Auction, which runs on Paddle8 through April 13.

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FEEL THE POWER! Art F City 10th Anniversary Benefit Tickets On Sale Now

by The AFC Staff on March 16, 2015

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Join the 10th anniversary benefit that will blow your mind. This April, your support will help one of the most important voices in art criticism, reporting, and activism rise to even greater levels. And what better way to honor this year’s theme, Power Women, than by honoring one of the century’s most significant and influential artists, Laurie Anderson. This is gonna be awesome.

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