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Who likes Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years at the Met?

by Leighann Morris on September 24, 2012
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Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years just opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and boy, have critics had a field day, almost universally panning it. With almost 50 works by Warhol and nearly 100 works by artists who have responded to Warhol in some way, the show was bound to cause a stir because really, which artist hasn’t been influenced by Andy Warhol? With this in mind, critics ask: is Regarding Warhol an intelligently curated retrospective that explores important aspects of Warhol’s work, or is Regarding Warhol a celebrity driven, gimmicky attendance boost?

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The NY Art Book Fair and New Yorker Festival Event Recommendations

by Paddy Johnson on September 27, 2011
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It’s hard to imagine a busier culture week for New York than this one. AFC’s Whitney Kimball is about to unleash our gallery opening picks for this week alone – oddly enough Lisa Yuskavage at David Zwirner is on our list of shows to see (we, like everybody else, enjoy crotch shots and boobs) — and both the NY Art Book Fair and The New Yorker Festival will run Friday through Sunday. Given the sheer volume of events to go see, I’ve picked out a few anticipated talks from the NY Art Book Fair and The New Yorker Festival. I have a feeling this will be a very fun weekend.

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No Sleep Till Bovina: Meet Peter Schjeldahl, Pyromaniac! | The New York Observer

by Paddy Johnson on September 7, 2011

No Sleep Till Bovina: Meet Peter Schjeldahl, Pyromaniac! | The New York Observer – “Clearly there were people from the local community and that was marvelous, from fire captains to local residents to farmers and people engaged in regular country life, and the New York art-world-types, curators, critics, dealers and lots of young artists I […]

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