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This Week’s Must See Events: A Room Full of Petroleum Gel

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on April 14, 2014
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Thank god we’re (mostly) giving ourselves a break from political coverage this week with an art bingefest: art which is concerned primarily with cat food art, food’lberities, a room full of petroleum gel, and dicks. Back to the good ol’ classic dick blogging.

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In Our Masthead: Rene Smith

by Paddy Johnson on January 28, 2008
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Rene Smith
Rene Smith, Permanent Garden 48 x 48 inches. Oil on canvas. 2007

Rene Smith Biography

René Smith received her M.F.A. in Painting from Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and Rome and her B.A. in Painting from Bennington College in Vermont. She has exhibited her work in a variety of galleries and non-profit spaces, including recent exhibitions at Deiglan Gallery in Akureyri, Iceland, Brooklyn Arts Council, Project Diversity Queens at Koreavillage in Flushing, and The Courthouse Gallery at Anthology Film Archives in New York City. She has attended residencies at the Gil-Society in Iceland and Vermont Studio Center, and her work was featured in the latest northeastern edition of New American Paintings. She lives and works in Long Island City, Queens.

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