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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Save Yourself for the Weekend

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on January 25, 2016
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This might seem like a slow week of screenings and talks, but it’s probably best to save your energy for the weekend anyway. There is a lot to do.

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This Week’s Must See Art Events: We’re Throwing a Post-Apocalyptic Dance Party

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on October 19, 2015
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Tuesday night, we’re throwing a revolutionary dance party at Brooklyn’s Lovegun to celebrate our Fall Fundraiser. The world is a pretty dystopian place—and we need you to join the resistance. We’ll be collecting donations at the door; offering fabulous raffle prizes; and enjoying performances, DJ sets, and more post-apocalypstick than you can possibly scrub off your collar from Trey La Trash, Molly Rhinestones, Orlando Estrada and Ellen Degenerate.

But enough about us—if you survive tomorrow night’s apocalypse, you’re in for a week of solo shows opening, lectures from the likes of Ta-Nehisi Coates, open studios at the fantastic Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and several nights to see the weirdest beauty pageant imaginable from Psychic Readings Company. The week ends with an epic four exhibitions closing in Bushwick just after Sunday brunch time. 

See? Art F City is always helping you navigate the treacherous wastelands of 2015. Won’t you help us survive?

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Opening Night Recap From Rachel Stern’s “Nude Artists as Pandas” Exhibition

by The AFC Staff on December 11, 2014
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The prints are here! Tuesday night Art F City launched our one-night-only exhibition and reception of Rachel Stern’s “Nude Artists as Pandas” at Sargent’s Daughters. One of New York’s fastest rising stars, Stern has shown at Daniel Cooney Fine Art, Invisible Exports, and Humble Arts Foundation. This summer, she spent two months in Maine, at one of the world’s most prestigious residencies, Skowhegan.

The launch attracted art-worlders shot by Stern such as Martha Wilson, Nayland Blake, Jason Andrews, and Allegra LaViola along with luminaries like William Powhida, Ben Davis and Kat Griefen. All were recorded for posterity by photographer Christian Grattan.

The series above is available as a suite of 12 limited-edition photographs or as individual prints. For purchase options visit our donation page. For more information reach out to paddy@artfcity.com.

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Donate Now and Receive Rachel Stern Print

by Paddy Johnson on November 24, 2014
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The time has never been better to support to Art F City. Donating $50 or more not only earns you a 100% tax deductible donation, but is a gateway into Art F City’s 2015 Calendar and print series, Nude Artists as Pandas. The calendar includes 12 amazing nude photographs of artists, dealers and writers by Rachel Stern, as well as a selected list of all the major art events for the coming year. Shock your relatives and impress your friends with the best gift you could give anyone this holiday season.

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Order Your “Nude Artists as Pandas” Prints and Calendar Today

by Paddy Johnson on November 18, 2014
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Buy your calendar and prints today.

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Finally, the Calendar You Never Asked for But Always Wanted

by Paddy Johnson on November 12, 2014

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What do nude pandas look like? What do naked artists wearing panda hats look like? On November 18, 2014, those questions you never asked will be answered. This is the date we launch Art F City’s 2015 panda calendar and print series, Artists as Pandas in the Nude—it will be an event to behold. All calendars and prints will be available for FREE with a tax-deductible donation to the blog.

Check back on the 18th and GET READY FOR SOME FUR. In the meantime, you can find out more after the jump.  

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Moving Beyond Women Eating Salad

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on June 13, 2014
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The Lean In Collection on Getty Images is adding to their database and with some success. Conversation is the key.

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We Went to the Independent: A Fair With Sturdy Walls

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on March 7, 2014
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Is the “Independent” still worthy of the title?

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