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Art F City Is Liveblogging the Rhizome Telethon

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on March 19, 2014
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Every hour we’re awake or in the office, we’ll be liveblogging. Check back here.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Kitsch-Off, Film Festival, and a Weekend of Internet Jailbreaking

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on September 30, 2013
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This week, the emerging art world owns its quirkiness. Cleopatra’s has a show about working out; Sara Cwynar builds a kitsch encyclopedia; and Ann Hirsch performs a two-person act set in a chat room.

Also, the New Museum prepares for its major Chris Burden exhibition (get in line now) and the New Yorker sells tickets for the New Yorker Festival this weekend (don’t get too excited). And through the end of next week, the New York Film Festival continues screening independent and critical films. We don’t know anything about film, so luckily, AFC’s resident filmmaker Rhett Jones made us a round-up. All that and more, after the jump!

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Barbara London, Champion of Video and Sound Art, Is Leaving MOMA

by Hannah Garner on September 19, 2013
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After 43 years, Barbara London is leaving MoMA on October first. Over the course of her career as associate curator of Media and Performance Art, she has guided us over the expanding landscape of new media.

Her career began in the 70s when she founded the museum’s video collection, introducing works by Nam June Paik, Laurie Anderson, and Lynda Benglis. Over the years, she has consistently exhibited new work by Chinese and Japanese artists and pioneered Internet art at MoMA: in 2001 she produced the museum’s first website art commission, Tony Oursler’s Timestream, and in 1997 created Stir-Fry, a multimedia site mapping emerging media art in China. London has made a career of championing media and sound art, forms that continue to pose institutional challenges.

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