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Week Ten: Oprah Winfrey Is the New Curator at the Palais de Tokyo

by Corinna Kirsch on January 14, 2014
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Because why not?

This week’s dream exhibitions brought to you by Joshua Weibley, Jessica MacCormack, Angela Washko, and Laura Swanson.

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Free Bouncy Rides, at No Charge: Your AFCRPAAaA* Entertainment

by Will Brand on February 21, 2012
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If you know anything at all about the AFCRPAAaA*, you know we aren’t going to pull punches with the entertainment. We’re very pleased to announce that exclusively for the AFCRPAAaA*, Nate Hill will be performing his Free Bouncy Rides, one last time, this Thursday night.

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Glenn Beck Smells Like Cat Pee

by Whitney Kimball on November 30, 2011
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Glenn Beck's blog The Blaze momentarily squeezed its head out of Tea Party vagina last night to take a peek at art discourse. As usual, they were appalled. True to Beckian form, wordsmith Jonathon M. Seidl attacked performance artist Nate Hill with a blathering defence for vulnerable white supremacy.

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Nate Hill: Art, Spectacle, and the Media

by Nate Hill on August 11, 2011
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Most people do not care about art. They watch TV, they fuss over their cats, they drink with their friends. As a result, artists who want their work to reach those outside the art world usually need to do a lot of legwork on their own.

Art has to come to people, because people have shown they're not going to come to art. Presenting artworks only to the already-defined art world assumes art needs that context to affect people, but that's not true. Good work speaks with a clarity and force that doesn't need to be framed by the art world, and should be spread to as many people as possible. One way to appeal to the non-gallery going population is to create a media spectacle — it's a proven way to draw attention and distinguish oneself from the competition. With so many artists working today, it would be dumb to ignore the spectacle's possibilities.

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Nate Hill: Best Art Show of 2011

by Corinna Kirsch on March 11, 2011
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Nate Hill: Best Art Show of 2011 Date: TUESDAY, MARCH 1ST 2011 – THURSDAY, MARCH 31ST 2011 Venue: Variable locations If you follow Nate Hill’s Twitter account, you will end up receiving updates about the whereabouts of his daily performances, like Punch Me Panda, where he dresses up as a furry, wide-eyed panda who asks people to hit him. Don’t […]

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