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Changes to the Emerging Art Scene on 27th Street

by Paddy Johnson on April 4, 2014
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Will the Waterfront Building on 27th street continue to be a district for the emerging arts? Real estate prices are rising everywhere in the city, and with the respected Winkleman Gallery moving out of the building after its lease expired this March, we wondered whether this was the beginning of another neighborhood change.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Art Gets Back to Business

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on January 6, 2014
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After weeks without, art openings return.

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The Definitive NADA Slideshow and Commentary

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on December 6, 2013
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The only NADA slideshow that matters.

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The Armory Show: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same

by Paddy Johnson on March 7, 2013
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An air of something clung to the walls of The Armory Show yesterday afternoon. Sales were uneven, but steady, and the crowds pretty much identical to last year. The mechanics of the fair seemed to be working fine.

And yet, change seemed certain.

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27th Street Galleries Reopen, with Fanfare

by Corinna Kirsch on January 14, 2013
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On Saturday afternoon, the strip of galleries between the Hudson waterfront and 11th Avenue finally reopened with a block-wide opening reception. Those galleries have been closed since Hurricane Sandy hit in October. With months of repairs behind them, the galleries along 27th Street seem happy to sweep away those recent memories.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: Chelsea’s (Mostly) Back

by Whitney Kimball on January 7, 2013
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Let the openings begin. We’re going to see a whole bunch of new shows open this week, and we plan to attend them all. We’re crazy like that. Our full list of recommendations can be found at The L Magazine, but our list of Chelsea recommends can be had after the jump.

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AFC’s Top 10: Whitney Kimball

by Whitney Kimball on January 3, 2013
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2012 wasn’t such a sea of shit after all. Every month or so, as the pandering museum shows and art fairs and summer group shows and art writer resignations and auction records had me losing hope, one of these came along. Thank God for that.

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27th Street Galleries Must Jump Hurdles Before Reopening

by Corinna Kirsch on November 7, 2012
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27th Street looks like a mess. That swath of galleries—Derek Eller Gallery, Winkleman, Foxy Production, Jeff Bailey Gallery, and Wallspace—remains shuttered, dealing with a lack of electricity, heat, and phone service. Things have been destroyed irrevocably, and it could be some weeks before these galleries reopen, if at all.

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AFC’s October Gallery Preview: Painting is Back

by Whitney Kimball on October 7, 2011
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October gallery recommendations are in. Perhaps unsurprisingly, we can look forward to an abundance of marketable, slightly humorous work. It seems if you’re not painting this fall, you may be shit out of luck; this is not to say, though, that there won’t be beautiful, intelligent, or provocative paintings.

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