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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Pussy Riot Comes to Brooklyn, SculptureCenter Explores Time

by Anthony Hicks Corinna Kirsch Whitney Kimball on February 3, 2014
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Brave the cold just a little longer, for we have so much art to see this week. Talks abound, from B. Wurtz on the history of sculpture to Winkleman Gallery’s panel on African-Americans in Soviet culture. We have openings, like a feminist sound art retrospective at CUNY and Greenpoint’s winter open studios night. Round out Sunday with a Genesis Breyer P-Orridge film-screening and book launch at PS1 and we’ll call it a week. Just grin and bear it.

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Our Take On “The Cat Show” at White Columns—With Kitty Pics!

by Corinna Kirsch on June 20, 2013
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The Cat Show at White Columns has everything and nothing to do with cats. Everything, because most of the 134 artworks show cats or cat-related ephemera—like litter boxes, scratching posts, or yarn. Nothing, because the themes of many of these works aren’t about cats at all.

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Weekend #longreads: Making Connections

by Corinna Kirsch on April 20, 2013
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This weekend we’re reading Malcolm Harris’ “So You Want to Be a #Longreads Superstar,” Caitlin Jones’ “Conceptual Blind Spots”, and B. Wurtz’s “History Works”.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events

by Whitney Kimball on March 18, 2013
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Danh Vo and feminism dominate this week’s art events, with a few dark horses and a light-up piano in the running.

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Art Basel Miami Beach: Slideshow and Commentary

by Will Brand and Corinna Kirsch on December 6, 2012
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Art Basel Miami Beach is, as always, an overwhelming experience. There is art, impossible amounts of it, shiny and glossy and kinetic. There are people, hidden within the silicone husks of slightly younger people, who all seem to be terribly important. There are many kind words but few kind looks.

Basel’s not as bad as it might be, really. This year the fish are biting, and the quality of the work overall is fairly high. There is, in the depths of its 250-odd galleries, art worth looking at. We’ll have a fuller report later today; in the meantime, here are 29 samples of what’s on show, with our comments.

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We Went To the Upper East Side, Vol. One

by The AFC Staff on August 6, 2012
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This week, we crawled out of our blog cave to set out on a new adventure for our “We Went to _____” series: the Upper East Side. To be expected from the UES, we saw some blue chip art, but we also found some surprises, like a show by emerging net artists. What we liked, and what we should’ve skipped, within.

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B. Wurtz: Works at Metro Pictures

by Whitney Kimball on June 29, 2011
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You don't have to be an industrial designer to be a sculptor. Sometimes the reminder is bracing. Works, a forty-year survey of B. Wurtz's work on view at Metro Pictures, is a modest slap in the face to the commercial gloss and industrial scale of much recent sculpture.

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