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Here and Elsewhere: A Portrait of the Global Art Economy

by Corinna Kirsch on September 8, 2014
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It’s unfortunate, then, that the lessons I got out of Here and Elsewhere, the New Museum’s current exhibition of art from the Arab World, weren’t the least bit challenging. We’re told contemporary art should look like other contemporary art and exhibitions, and that if that art is political, it should reference past events. That’s not much of a lesson plan.

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The Privilege of Philosophy: On Whitebox Art Center’s Panel on Palestinian Art

by Henry Kaye on August 8, 2014
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Those sitting in the panel discussion at the Whitebox Art Center could remove heated rhetoric about “solidarity with Palestine” from the equation by appealing to theory, but only in non-warzones is there this privilege of philosophy.

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We Went to the New Museum: Kjartansson, Oleson, and Cuoghi

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on June 18, 2014
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In which we discuss Ragnar Kjartansson, Jeanine Oleson, and Roberto Cuoghi’s exhibitions at the New Museum.

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This Week’s Must See Events: Plant Consciousness and Tailgating

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball Henry Kaye on June 16, 2014
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Looks like another week of group shows and art fairs, this time involving Art Basel, Switzerland, a little Peter Coffin craziness and a pseudo-Nascar transplant in Bushwick

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Another Info-Binge Show: Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module

by Whitney Kimball on February 19, 2014
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Encyclopedic curating surges on.

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