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Massive Links: What Can Curators Tells Us About Not Shitting Ourselves All Day | Jim Carrey’s Nuts Are A-Okay | Some GIFs Are Small

by Paddy Johnson on June 16, 2011
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This week in Massive Links, journalists are mistaking a new study that finds one year old babies like Picasso’s cubism more than Monet’s impressionism as an art story. Jim Carrey’s jet is now available on ebay for the buy it now price of 1.5 million! Better act quick on that collectors. Also, lots on GIFs and Miranda July’s face. Let’s get to it!

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Notes on Robert Wilson’s Snow On the Mesa

by Paddy Johnson on March 18, 2011
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What can a fine art critic say about dance? I’m not going to pretend I have much valuable to say about the craft itself — I know very little about the field — but from the perspective of someone who “looks” for a livingI was not without words for Robert Wilson’s Snow on the Mesa.

The opening night performance by The Martha Graham Dance company kicked off a week long look at the work of the choreographer and dancer Martha Graham (1894-1991) at The Rose Theater, Wilson’s work a portrait of the great artist. So what did I take home about Graham just from watching? A few notes from the performance, fleshed out from their original form.

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