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Sign Up For The AFC Newsletter and Win BIG!

by Art Fag City on September 12, 2011
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Are you on our mailing list? You should be and here’s why: Every week Art Fag City mails out our newsletter full of our latest incisive reviews, breaking news, and opinionated commentary from the Lower East Side, Chelsea, Brooklyn and abroad. Also, um, PRIZES. Six Thousandth subscriber wins an intern!

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Sign Up for The Art Fag City Newsletter, Win Schwag

by Whitney Kimball on July 25, 2011
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Sign up for our newsletter and win some AFC merch! Already a subscriber? Then you’re already in the running to win a studio or gallery visit with Paddy Johnson. Best of all: the six thousandth sign-up wins an intern!

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Posting Resumes Today

by Paddy Johnson on July 20, 2011
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It takes quite a bit to slow publishing on this blog to the point where we don’t have anything on the site for two days, but a combination of bed bugs, out of town visitors and family emergencies finally ground this office to halt this week. Posting resumes today, but yeah, this hasn’t been the easiest few days on record.

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Introducing The Graphics Interchange Format Exhibition Website

by Paddy Johnson on March 25, 2011
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Graphics Interchange Format will come down tomorrow at Denison University’s Mulberry Gallery, but it lives forever on the web. In addition to the four flickr sets I’ve produced for the uber GIF enthusiast, thanks to the mad skillz of AFC’s Will Brand the exhibition now has its own website. This isn’t just any website either. It has all the image functionality you see on facebook minus the social networking capabilities. Scroll over the tagged installation images and the captioning information for the artist is highlighted below. Click on the image and the actual GIF will pop-up in your browser.  This is used everywhere on the site.

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Introducing Guy Forget, AFC’s New Curatorial Fellow

by Paddy Johnson on January 28, 2011
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Time to issue a warm welcome to AFC’s new curatorial fellow Guy Forget. For the next few months, Guy will manage AFC’s featured masthead artists and Art Talk, a new feature in which we invite readers to discuss current New York shows. He has also conceived a new ten part project titled, “Forget in Ten Parts”, in which he will curate artworks, images and videos, complete with humorous and insightful commentary. We’ll be making announcements soon about the launch date of that series so stay tuned for that.

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WordPress Commenting Restored

by Paddy Johnson on July 1, 2010
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I've reverted comment capabilities back to the old system until I can have a custom system built for the blog later this summer. Intense Debate is not only riddled with spam but commenters saw their comments disappear one by one, as the system started to identify registered accounts as spam.

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Introducing Guest Blogger Tom Moody

by Paddy Johnson on June 27, 2010
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I’m traveling through Ontario for the next week, which means readers likely won’t hear much from me, but for the occasional July 1st maple leaf image. We’ll see how spending Canada Day in the national capital of Ottawa goes. In the mean time, artist and blogger Tom Moody has graciously agreed to man the ship […]

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Hello AFC Redesign! Nice to Meet You!

by Paddy Johnson on June 22, 2010
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Art Fag City freshens up its look a little. This means a cleaner front page design, show recommendations, social media up the wazoo, mobile plug-ins, and more. It also means BETTER COMMENTS.

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Art Blogs: Part Two of Two

by Art Fag City on November 2, 2007

Image AFC  Yesterday, Kriston Capps started a meme about art blogging prompted by a recent interview of bloggers in Art in America by Peter Plagens.  For those who are just tuning in, part one of this series can be read here.  I’ve conducted the second half of this “interview” below, and asked the following bloggers […]

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