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No Longer Empty: The Art Is Fine, But What About the Real Estate?

by Corinna Kirsch on July 17, 2015
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One of the first things you’ll see at No Longer Empty’s exhibition at the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse is a sign advertising office space for rent. Living in New York, rental signs are a dime a dozen, but knowing No Longer Empty’s mission—to curate art exhibitions and events in underutilized buildings as a means of reviving them—the sign seemed odd. With the site planned for office space, we find ourselves figuring out how to deal with a relatively new trend in real-estate development: art exhibitions are now used as a placeholder for spaces whose commercial future has already been largely decided.

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This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Strange Monuments

by The AFC Staff on April 21, 2015
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A laundry list of things happening this week: an outdoor exhibition about nature-kind-of waves goodbye to the ever-receding sublime, a building sorely in need of repair becomes its own cut-up colossus, artworks act like love letters to monuments, and people celebrate places made significant by other people. Last, but certainly not least: Giant. Dollhouse.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: A Love For Art Blinds No Longer Empty’s Vision

by Paddy Johnson on January 16, 2013
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No Longer Empty launches “How Much Do I Owe You?” in Long Island City. There’s lots of room for improvement.

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