Posts tagged as:

Rachel Harrison

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Every Nerd Loves a Book Fair

by Matthew Leifheit Gabriela Vainsencher and Whitney Kimball on September 16, 2013
Thumbnail image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Every Nerd Loves a Book Fair

Get ready for a little soul-cleansing before fair season. This week’s openings highlight the act of drawing, the highs of New York culture, and females in the Internet. A Rockaways beach house turns pop-up art space, and Paper Monument finally releases Issue Four.

But mostly, the Art Book Fair returns!

Read the full article →

“1993″ at the New Museum: Slideshow and Commentary

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on February 14, 2013
Thumbnail image for “1993″ at the New Museum: Slideshow and Commentary

A preview of the New Museum’s “1993″, in slideshow format. Get ready for some commentary!

Read the full article →

We Went to the Lower East Side, Part 2

by The AFC Staff on January 14, 2013
Thumbnail image for We Went to the Lower East Side, Part 2

This time around we find ourselves at The Artist’s Institute, Feature Inc., Lehmann Maupin, and the Hole.

Read the full article →

The Very Finest Place to Put Your Vacuum: Rachel Harrison’s The Help

by Will Brand on June 13, 2012
Thumbnail image for The Very Finest Place to Put Your Vacuum: Rachel Harrison’s The Help

I suspect Rachel Harrison knows how strange it is that her artworks are expensive luxury goods. As you enter her current exhibition, the first work you see is a gangly pile of styrofoam that looks like somebody spraypainted on a tree; around its base lies an ironic tangle of the low, silver barriers museums use to keep you off their valuables. The show, entitled The Help, features a half-dozen sculptures and twenty-odd drawings, each of which taps into a particular kind of ugly-pretty; they scream rebellion, but will still make for a nice contrast in the mid-century modern living rooms of their future owners. Until then, they look great at Greene Naftali.

Read the full article →