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We Went to Copenhagen

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on September 20, 2012
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With a major art festival and the city’s largest art fair, September is the month to be in Copenhagen. We saw a ton of art and we noticed that at least half of the artists were American or non-Danes. Are there not that many Danish artists? Or do Danish collectors just need to get with the program? That being said, we brought back a surprising number of highlights and our travels hit on that one truism of gallery-going: you can find good and bad art no matter where you go.

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The Copenhagen Art Festival: Floundering Communities

by Paddy Johnson on August 31, 2012
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“This is not a biennial” Festival Manager Lene Crone Jensen told the press gravely last week at the Copenhagen Art Festival. Coulda fooled me; the Copenhagen Art Festival already has the generic biennial-specific themes and inflated art-speak to make the transition an easy one should it so chose. “What are the implications of constituting a discourse of communities?” asks a bit of copy on the Copenhagen Art Festival website, as it describes the community minded-theme of the festival. It sounds like biennial.

Whatever it is, it’s not especially remarkable.

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[Sponsor] apexart: How to read a book in the art world

by Sponsors on September 15, 2010
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“You can't get there from here but you can get here from there” Curated by Courtenay Finn September 15 — October 30, 2010 Featuring art by: Sophie Calle, Patty Chang, Rodney Graham, Joachim Koester, Kris Martin, Bruce Nauman, and Allen Ruppersberg A winner of the 2010-2011 Unsolicited Proposal Program, You can't get there from here but you can get here […]

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