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This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Strange Monuments

by The AFC Staff on April 21, 2015
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A laundry list of things happening this week: an outdoor exhibition about nature-kind-of waves goodbye to the ever-receding sublime, a building sorely in need of repair becomes its own cut-up colossus, artworks act like love letters to monuments, and people celebrate places made significant by other people. Last, but certainly not least: Giant. Dollhouse.

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Brion Gysin at the New Museum: A Dreamachine of Limited Vision

by Liza Eliano on September 1, 2010
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“I am that I am,” declares Brion Gysin in a video projection, his deep voice resonating throughout the second floor of the New Museum. The statement promises to reveal something about this lesser-known artist of the Beat generation, even if that something is unclear. As Gysin anxiously repeats permutations of the statement—“Am I that I […]

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