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We Went to Dumbo

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on January 31, 2014
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Between Mira Schor’s group exhibition “A ‘Womanhouse’ or a Roaming House?” at A.I.R. Gallery and two solo shows at Smack Mellon, we found some interesting works in Dumbo this week.

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Six Feet Under: Smack Mellon Begins Its Road to Recovery

by Corinna Kirsch on November 5, 2012
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Smack Mellon, the artist residency and exhibition space in DUMBO, was hit especially hard by Hurricane Sandy. This weekend, AFC paid a visit to assess the damage.

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[Updated] How to Volunteer for Hurricane Sandy Clean Up

by Corinna Kirsch on November 1, 2012
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You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve read the tweets. New York City looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland along its waterfront. Among the many things New York City needs right now, clean up is one of them. The art world is rallying, too.

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Hurricane Sandy Looms Large Over DUMBO

by Corinna Kirsch on October 31, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy hit DUMBO, Brooklyn’s waterfront neighborhood, and hard. Heavy with non-profit art spaces, we wondered how many were doing after the storm.

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Today Over Twitter: Hurricane Sandy’s Aftermath

by Corinna Kirsch on October 30, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy landed last night, and many of the city’s galleries are reeling from its effects.

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GO, Dumbo: The Problem With Including Everyone

by Whitney Kimball on September 11, 2012
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“What makes us decide what has worth and what doesn’t?” asked a painting in a stairwell in the Brooklyn Navy Yard this weekend. There are, actually, many answers to that question. Good art selects one image or a set of images, to the exclusion of infinite alternatives, in order to express a specific thing; failing to do this summed up what was wrong with most of what I saw at GO.

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