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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Fiery Paintings and an Opera Called “Crash”

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on April 7, 2014
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So, so much to do.

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We Went to Roe Ethridge, Gerard & Kelly, and Doug Wheeler

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on March 24, 2014
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Art F City staff gets real about three shows currently on view in Chelsea.

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MATTE: Mossless Magazine’s America

by Matthew Leifheit on December 3, 2013
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MATTE Magazine talks with Romke Hoogwaerts and Grace Leigh of Mossless Magazine about their forthcoming third issue, which looks at documentary photography in the U.S. during the last ten years.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Performa Alternatives

by The AFC Staff on November 4, 2013
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And there are so many.

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We Went to Chelsea: 27th Street

by The AFC Staff on January 23, 2013
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Sascha Braunig (Foxy Production) gives us reason to wonder whether op art should be spooky or bizarre; Thomas Barrow (Derek Eller Gallery) makes confused sculptures; and Michael Waugh (Winkleman Gallery) falls out of a boat.

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Friday Link Machine: Dogs, Nonsense, and Ai Weiwei

by Corinna Kirsch on February 17, 2012

  • Randy Kennedy writes a delightful piece on the bounty of dog art on view in New York museums. Aw, dog-casso. [The New York Times]
  • Get ready for a ton of Olympics-inspired art with the London 2012 Olympics. Tracey Emin’s painting a plane [FAD] and, as we posted recently, Ai Weiwei’s designing a pavilion for the games. [Arch Daily]
  • This comment thread about Nicholas O’Brien’s essay “Observations on the Proliferation of Online Galleries” is picking up steam on Google+. We plan on offering up our thoughts soon. [Google+]
  • If Transylvanian imprisonment and homosexual spies don’t pique your interest in an artist, I guess nothing will. [Interview]
  • Yesterday, House Republicans held a hearing on contraception – without any women. [The Nation]
  • Since when is the use of stock imagery in art a “relatively new phenomenon that is proliferating daily”? [Frieze]
  • This weekend at Dia: Beacon, Yvonne Rainer, that queen of proper performance art etiquette who wrote a letter dismissing Marina Abramovic, will be re-performing several of her earliest works from the 1960s, alongside several recent ones. [Dia: Beacon]
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Bruce Davidson’s Subway at Aperture Foundation

by Christopher Schreck on November 4, 2011
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Despite the occasional mad rant or impromptu bathing session, riding the MTA today is generally a much tamer prospect than it was in 1980, when Bruce Davidson began documenting the trains and its passengers. Those efforts resulted in the 1986 monograph Subway, celebrated as a frank depiction of a unique and perhaps infamous moment in New York's history. A third and final edition of the book is now available, and to mark its release, the Aperture Foundation gallery has a selection of prints on view. While the work ultimately contributes little to the conversations driving art photography today, it nonetheless stands as an anomaly in both Davidson's work and the longstanding tradition of subway photography, and as such warrants some discussion.

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