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The Frieze Talks Are Out and Some of Them are Good

by Leighann Morris on July 18, 2012
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The Frieze talks are finally out and available to download as podcasts. Organized thematically, the series centers on the “atlas” and the way that artists and thinkers map, organize, and describe the world. The selection includes some really boring scholars talking about vaguely interesting subjects for an hour and a half (good luck getting past 30 minutes), directors from the Whitney and MOMA reeling a load of PR bullshit about plans to renovate, and some engaging and half-relevant discussions about the Occupy movement, and artists “in conversation”.

AFC has picked out what to listen to and what to avoid, so that you don’t waste your time listening to 20 hours of recorded footage.

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Amid the Art Fair Rush: “Expanding Museums” at Frieze Talks

by Corinna Kirsch on May 5, 2012
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Boy, was I wrong about what to expect from “Expanding Museums.” The panel, one of the Frieze Talk series of roundtable discussions and lectures held in conjunction with the Frieze art fair, should have been a rare opportunity to see the heads of New York museums chatting about “the current and future roles of contemporary art institutions.” Former New York Times architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff led the panelists, which included Glenn Lowry, Director of MoMA, Adam D. Weinberg, Director of the Whitney, and Sheena Wagstaff, Chairman of the Modern and Contemporary Art Department at the Metropolitan Museum.

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Massive Links! Critic Nicolai Ourousoff Leaves The Times | Met Admission Prices Go Up | Child Genius Stories Never Die

by Paddy Johnson on June 7, 2011
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This week in Massive Links: Annoying. Four year old Aelita Andre opens first solo show at Agora Gallery. The media cares. CultureGrrl readers have had a treat over the last few years — constant coverage of Ourousoff’s so called fuck ups. Also, all those Tintorettos in Venice? Total overkill.

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