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Secrets of the Whitney Biennial: 1979

by Corinna Kirsch on February 28, 2014
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First bit of trivia: Art was for sale at the 1979 Whitney Biennial.

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[Sponsor] Bid on Contemporary Art in the BAMart Silent Auction

by Sponsors on April 16, 2012
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Own a piece of contemporary art and help support America's oldest performing arts organization by bidding in the Eighth Annual BAMart Silent Auction. With works across all media and bids beginning at $200, there is something for every collector out there. The auction is powered by Paddle8, and BAM will be partnering with Phillips de Pury & Company, which will feature a number of works in their upcoming spring auctions. Visit the BAMart auction website for more information and to register, browse and bid. Bidding closes at 6 pm on April 22.

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Notes on Robert Wilson’s Snow On the Mesa

by Paddy Johnson on March 18, 2011
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What can a fine art critic say about dance? I’m not going to pretend I have much valuable to say about the craft itself — I know very little about the field — but from the perspective of someone who “looks” for a livingI was not without words for Robert Wilson’s Snow on the Mesa.

The opening night performance by The Martha Graham Dance company kicked off a week long look at the work of the choreographer and dancer Martha Graham (1894-1991) at The Rose Theater, Wilson’s work a portrait of the great artist. So what did I take home about Graham just from watching? A few notes from the performance, fleshed out from their original form.

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The Road to Better Challenges: The Art Fag City/C-Monster Work of Art Proposal

by Paddy Johnson on July 19, 2010
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Who wants to see better challenges on Bravo’s reality show Work of Art? Judging by critic Jerry Saltz’ 300 plus Facebook comments on the subject, I’m guessing most of us. Prompted by this clear calling, I teamed up with Carolina A. Miranda of C-Monster.net fame to propose a few suggestions for the Bravo Team.

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