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Burning Down The House: An Interview With Brandi Twilley On “The Living Room”

by Emily Colucci on August 10, 2016
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How accurate are the precious memories of our childhood homes? And what happens when those memories are all that’s left after the home is irreversibly destroyed?

Artist Brandi Twilley attempts to answer these questions through a series of ten paintings in her current solo exhibition The Living Room at Sargent’s Daughters. Her paintings painstakingly document an estimated six year progression of the living room in her childhood home. This spans the room’s water damage and a fire, which burned the house to the ground in 1999 when she was 16-years old.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Spooooky Edition

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on October 26, 2015
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Halloween is here! The art world’s favorite holiday. If you aren’t busy working on a last minute costume, head to American Medium Tuesday night to see AFC’s friend Brenna Murphy and pick up her new book, Domain~Lattice. Wednesday night, go to the New Museum’s insanely fun Halloween party.  Then on Thursday, head to Bortolami, where Tom Burr’s installations and photographs serve as a haunted house channeling the ghosts of Chelsea’s gayer, sleazier past. But really, the scariest thing in New York City this week is the NSFW flyer for Nolan Hendrickson’s Halloween, uh, opening at Ramiken Crucible. 

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We Went to Regina Rex and 247365 for Representations of Representations

by Michael Anthony Farley Whitney Kimball on September 11, 2015
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Wednesday night, we ran around to almost a dozen openings in the Lower East Side. Yesterday, we discussed huge, space-transforming installations. Today, we’re looking at two solo shows where the medium was the message: Henry Gunderson at 247365 and Corey Escoto at Regina Rex.

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Postcolonial Cinema in Oil on Canvas, After Canvas: Meleko Mokgosi at the ICA Boston

by Michael Anthony Farley on July 10, 2015
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Meleko Mokgosi’s epic installation of paintings spans a gallery—and a nation’s history. The artist combines vignettes of life in postcolonial Botswana into luscious, cinematic storyboards.

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We Went to Lisa Cooley and Thierry Goldberg: Good Painting, Bad Painting

by Paddy Johnson and Corinna Kirsch on April 30, 2015
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One show we liked. The other, not so much.

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Brian Calvin’s Dewy-Eyed Girls: The Same Is Not the Same

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on September 10, 2014
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Whitney: Despite lack of original subject matter, this was, surprisingly, one of the best shows we saw all day.

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Paintings on Star Trek: The Next Generation

by Corinna Kirsch on February 26, 2014
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Art in the future.

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Art Watch: George W. Bush

by Corinna Kirsch on February 25, 2014
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More paintings by the former prez.

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