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This Week’s Must See Events: Bad Assery Abounds

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on January 11, 2016
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This week’s highlights include a performance by Yvonne Meier as a fur clad  baby-devouring witch, a show in a repurposed restroom and what we hope will be a lot of work by Alex Bag in a van.

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We Went to No Man’s Land: Women Artists from The Rubell Family Collection

by Paddy Johnson and Michael Anthony Farley on December 21, 2015
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At the Rubell Family Collection, dozens of contemporary women artists working in every conceivable medium left us very impressed.

Michael: Here, the blue-chip market and a private collector managed to accomplish something many institutions or independent curators haven’t—presenting an all-female show that feels as if it has nothing to prove.

Paddy: I still can’t get over how many monumental art works in this show so effectively dominated the space that you’d literally feel awestruck by their presence.

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Miami Beyond the Fairs: Things You Can See Now

by Michael Anthony Farley on November 25, 2015
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Art Basel Miami Beach doesn’t technically begin until next week, but myriad satellite fairs, pop-ups, and exhibitions at institutions and artist-run spaces have pretty much turned Miami “Art Week” into a season unto itself. For Miami locals or those already in town prepping for the main fairs, there’s plenty of quality shows already open this week, including tonight’s opening reception for a real/fake all-woman art fair. Here, in no particular order, are our picks for what you can see today or this weekend.

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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
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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!

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“1993” at the New Museum: Slideshow and Commentary

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on February 14, 2013
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A preview of the New Museum’s “1993”, in slideshow format. Get ready for some commentary!

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We Went to the Lower East Side, Part 2

by The AFC Staff on January 14, 2013
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This time around we find ourselves at The Artist’s Institute, Feature Inc., Lehmann Maupin, and the Hole.

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

by Will Brand on June 13, 2012
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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.

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