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Abstract Animated Lines! The Whitney’s New Logo, and Other Applications

by Paddy Johnson Will Brand and Whitney Kimball on May 23, 2013
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All-star designers Experimental Jet Set say the W they’ve used for the Whitney’s logo represents “the heartbeat of New York, of USA.” It “encapsulates” a “dialectic between the ‘old world’ and the ‘new world’. Does this dialectic need to be encapsulated because it’s in the middle of the ocean?

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Trend Alert: Yayoi Kusama is Crazy

by Corinna Kirsch on May 25, 2012
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Yayoi Kusama is having one busy year. Her major retrospective at the Tate closes June 5th and will travel to the Whitney. Then there’s her collaboration with Louis Vuitton, which was announced just this week. Everything is on the up-and-up for the 83-year-old artist, assuming she doesn’t care about the amount of recent press devoted to her craziness. With Kusama’s exhibitions and fashion line, more people are coming out of the woodwork to discuss her notoriety as a kook—which includes living in a psychiatric ward across the street from her studio.

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Whitney To Use Sotheby’s Auction House in Midst of Art Handler Lockout

by Paddy Johnson on May 21, 2012
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I guess we know why Whitney Director Adam D. Weinberg was willing to say the museum had no intention “to respond one way or the other” about Sotheby’s art handler lockout. This morning we received a tip that the Whitney is planning an auction through Sotheby’s to fund the construction of their new building.

While we support the museum’s construction efforts, we find the use of Sotheby’s unacceptable and are asking artists to refuse the Whitney’s requests for donations. The museum doesn’t have to use Sotheby’s, a company bent on exploiting its workers. It’s doing so because no one’s made it clear to them that they shouldn’t.

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[Sponsor] NURTUREart Seeks Artists for their 2010 Benefit

by Sponsors on August 18, 2010
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Join NURTUREart‘s Artist Registry to submit work for the 2010 NURTUREart Benefit at Ziehersmith Gallery and have your work viewed by prominent art world figures Dan Cameron, Ceci Moss, Jane Panetta, and Krista Saunders.  NURTUREart helps emerging artists and curators gain exposure in the field through initiatives such as the Emerging Curators Program and Artist […]

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Massive Links! The DIY And Then Some Edition!

by Liza Eliano on July 12, 2010
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This week’s Massive Links! offers ways for you to become the artist. Plus comic-book legend Harvey Pekar passes away and AFC awaits a new edition to the office.

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