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Critics’ Q&A with Paddy Johnson on ARTINFO

by Paddy Johnson on July 9, 2013
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Today I spent a bit of time talking to ArtINFO Canada’s Sky Goodden about criticism here and in Canada for her Critics Q&A Series. Turns out, I’ve got quite a bit to say.

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Flamers: Schjeldahl Versus Saltz

by Corinna Kirsch on January 15, 2013
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This week, we get two critics’ opinions on MoMA’s latest painting show, “Inventing Abstraction: 1910-1925″. Is it a “splendid historical survey” (Schjeldahl) or “history written by the winners” (Saltz)?

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Who likes Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years at the Met?

by Leighann Morris on September 24, 2012
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Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years just opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and boy, have critics had a field day, almost universally panning it. With almost 50 works by Warhol and nearly 100 works by artists who have responded to Warhol in some way, the show was bound to cause a stir because really, which artist hasn’t been influenced by Andy Warhol? With this in mind, critics ask: is Regarding Warhol an intelligently curated retrospective that explores important aspects of Warhol’s work, or is Regarding Warhol a celebrity driven, gimmicky attendance boost?

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The NY Art Book Fair and New Yorker Festival Event Recommendations

by Paddy Johnson on September 27, 2011
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It’s hard to imagine a busier culture week for New York than this one. AFC’s Whitney Kimball is about to unleash our gallery opening picks for this week alone – oddly enough Lisa Yuskavage at David Zwirner is on our list of shows to see (we, like everybody else, enjoy crotch shots and boobs) — and both the NY Art Book Fair and The New Yorker Festival will run Friday through Sunday. Given the sheer volume of events to go see, I’ve picked out a few anticipated talks from the NY Art Book Fair and The New Yorker Festival. I have a feeling this will be a very fun weekend.

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