Archive of Paddy Johnson

Paddy Johnson is the founding editor of Art Fag City. In addition to her work on the blog, she has been published in New York Magazine,, Art in America, The Daily, Print Magazine, Time Out NY, The Reeler, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, The Guardian, and New York Press, and linked to by publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Boing-Boing, The New York Observer, Gawker, Design Observer, Make Magazine, The Awl, Artinfo, and we-make-money-not-art. Paddy lectures widely about art and the Internet at venues including Yale University, Parsons, Rutgers, South by Southwest, and the Whitney Independent Study Program. In 2008, she became the first blogger to earn a Creative Capital Arts Writers grant from the Creative Capital Foundation. Paddy is also the art editor at The L Magazine, where she writes a regular column..

Paddy has written 4753 article(s) for AFC.

Posts by author:

Art Fag City

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: Faith Holland

by Art Fag City on April 20, 2016


Some curatorial statements are more clear than others. Based on the one curator Osman Can Yerebakan produced for the exhibition “Night’s Days” at AC Institute, we’re not sure what the show is supposed to be about. Judging by the content, I’d guess it has something to do with technology and what people do at night. A lot of fuck. As it happens, fucking and technology is the focus of Faith Holland’s work, so she’s a natural fit for the show. A few GIFs after the jump.

Read the full article →

Hey Grrrls: Come Check Out The Experimental Performance Festival “Emergency Glitter” [NSFW]

by Art Fag City on July 23, 2013
Thumbnail image for Hey Grrrls: Come Check Out The Experimental Performance Festival “Emergency Glitter” [NSFW]

We know what we’re doing this week. We’re stopping by this summer’s neo-feminist-queer-sex-positive-anti-institutional performance festival “Emergency Glitter,” which, among many others, features AFC’s own roommate Rebecca Patek.

Read the full article →