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You, Too, Can Have Mark Rothko’s Bloody Socks

by Whitney Kimball on December 7, 2013
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We heard it at last night’s Hyperallergic party, and it’s true! Now diehard fans of artist tragedy have their own T-shirt, of sorts.

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Your Guide to Armory Week

by Reid Singer on March 4, 2013
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Even though the hum around Armory week seems subdued this year, visiting half-a-dozen-plus art fairs can in a few days’ time can feel like a week on a Eurail pass. Naive outsiders are treated harshly, the food is unfamiliar and overpriced, and you spend a lot of time snooping around taking pictures. It’s useful to have an index that you can depend on to guide you towards the things that are worth seeing and away from the things that aren’t. A guidebook if you will. Here’s ours.

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

by Whitney Kimball on November 14, 2012
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September and October were mega-openings, but November rolls out the primo little shows. In this week’s art events, we’re heading all the way over to the Canadian internet.

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[Updated] How to Volunteer for Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

by Corinna Kirsch on November 1, 2012
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You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve read the tweets. New York City looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland along its waterfront. Among the many things New York City needs right now, clean up is one of them. The art world is rallying, too.

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The NY Art Book Fair Talks: Petra Cortright and Lucy Lippard

by Corinna Kirsch on October 2, 2012
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What did we learn from attending the NY Art Book Fair talks? For one, 26-year-old digital media artist Petra Cortright hates paper and 75-year-old art historian Lucy Lippard loves it.

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Art Fag City’s 2011 Fall Preview: Museum Edition

by Art Fag City on September 15, 2011
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As the last of the McQueen and Trecartin buzz finally dies, you may be wondering: what could museums possibly put out this fall to top this year’s record successes? This fall’s exhibitions seem to set a slower pace, at a more somber tone, so it seems the answer: a relief. We’ve compiled a list of museum shows and events we won’t want to miss, including– buh buh da dum– the return of the Art Book Fair! Be sure to check back soon for our October gallery preview.

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