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AFC’s Stocking Stuffers: Picks From the Art Book Fair

by Whitney Kimball on December 12, 2013
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Holiday shopping we can get behind.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Humor, Sleaze, and Community

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on November 18, 2013
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For those of you who didn’t get tickets to Performa, we’ve got more local alternatives. We’ll have a day of humor and sleaze for Mike Kelley; a show for cyberpunk kids; and a handful of events involving important TV artists. Group Material co-founder Julie Ault will show us the meaning of collaboration, and at the Kitchen’s benefit, we’ll show the meaning of giving. And Clifford Owens is doing that performance again where he does whatever the audience tells him to, so watch out for him.

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Pentagram Ecology: Toward a Nocturnal Phenomenology

by Luke Turner on June 25, 2013
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An examination of late night/early morning perception of artworks.

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This Is What Happens When You Try to See The Rain Room

by Whitney Kimball on June 14, 2013
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Rain Room is the latest in museum crazes, an installation where motion sensors make it possible for you to walk through a steady downpour without getting wet. It’s widely agreed upon that Rain Room is nothing short of a miracle.

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Ten Summer Specials For the New York Art World

by Whitney Kimball on June 8, 2013
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So you’re still in New York and reading the blogs. Here are ten fun shows made for summer, from McCarthy’s twisted forest, to MonkeyTown, to a survey of New York’s untapped Jews.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Radical Is Radical

by Whitney Kimball on June 3, 2013
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A fairly apolitical experience at Bushwick Open Studios has us craving an engagement with the world beyond the studio. Luckily, this week’s art events will fill that void.

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MoMA To Rebuild the Rockaways, Hopefully

by Whitney Kimball on February 26, 2013
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Holy shit! MoMA and PS1 are putting their mammoth development machine to the task of rebuilding the Rockaways.

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Times Critic Caught in This Week’s Witch Hunt

by The AFC Staff on November 27, 2012
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“Black artists didn’t invent assemblage.” That statement, and others like it, written by The New York Times art critic Ken Johnson, has provoked the ire of fellow critics, artists, and Times readers alike. His remarks about two recent exhibitions, Now Dig This! Art & Black Los Angeles 1960-1980 and The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World have exploded into a tirade across Facebook—with complaints lodged by Kara Walker and Jerry Saltz among others—and now, an anonymous group has gone so far as to petition the Times to “acknowledge and address this editorial lapse and the broader issues raised by these texts.” So, what are these broader issues, and problems, if any?

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The NY Art Book Fair Talks: Petra Cortright and Lucy Lippard

by Corinna Kirsch on October 2, 2012
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What did we learn from attending the NY Art Book Fair talks? For one, 26-year-old digital media artist Petra Cortright hates paper and 75-year-old art historian Lucy Lippard loves it.

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