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Armory Show Bingo: The More Things Change…

by Will Brand on March 9, 2012
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Good news: your Armory Bingo cards from last year are apparently still valid. Without changing a single square, we had Bingo within half an hour of walking in the door. The basic trend for Armory Show art—stuff cats like, like mirrors and motion and bright lights—is alive and well, and a few of last year’s micro-trends managed some unexpected longevity. We break down how well each trend square did this year, with pictures.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: The Best and Worst Exhibitions of 2011

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2011
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This week at the L Magazine I’ve put together a list of the best and worst exhibitions that stretches the term “exhibition” well beyond its intended use. That’s okay; art is not easily categorized. As for reflections, this was a good year for art. A lot of much needed change is here and on the horizon. From Occupy Wall Street, to ArtPrize, to Hennessy Youngman’s youtube channel, 2011 is the year art’s started to unravel a little.

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Chris Marker: Passengers at Peter Blum

by Will Brand on April 20, 2011
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Chris Marker: Passengers Date: SATURDAY, APRIL 2ND 2011 – SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH 2011 Venue: Peter Blum Gallery, 526 West 29th Street AFC’s Rating: 1/10 (Will Brand) “Passengers”, the latest show of Chris Marker’s work at Peter Blum, would have made a substandard Tumblr. The theme: people (mostly girls) on the subway staring into the middle distance and looking a little […]

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