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September Preview Week: Outlying Art Events You Need To See

by Whitney Kimball on September 6, 2012
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Though there’s too much to possibly visit in Chelsea alone, at least a few events in Brooklyn, Soho, and Uptown should make your must-see list. Creative Time’s sent some art to space, the Brooklyn Museum is organizing hundreds of open studios across the borough, and at least one event requires 3-D glasses. Also this month, check out shows at Marian Goodman, Tibor de Nagy, Venus Over Manhattan, the Swiss Institute, and Gavin Brown.

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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: On Kitsch and Jean-Frédéric Schnyder

by Paddy Johnson on January 18, 2012
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“Wow, they're serious about the white cube here,” a friend whispered to me as we entered the Swiss Institute. He wasn't kidding. The former Deitch Projects space is exactly square, totally white (shiny floors and all), and raised enough to make you feel like you're walking on a stage.

This kind of presentation is a little much for the small work currently on display; it makes their show of Jean-Frédéric Schnyder's landscape paintings Landschaft (Landscape) I-XXXV (through February 26) look like postage stamps in a space capsule. It's no deal-breaker, though, thanks to the work.

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Roman Signer: Four Rooms, One Artist

by Art Fag City on September 1, 2010
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Roman Signer: Four Rooms, One Artist Date: Monday, September 13th 2010 – Tuesday, November 2nd 2010 Venue: Swiss Institute, 495 Broadway 3rd Floor Signer has been conducting and documenting his quasi-scientific, often humorous and (literally) explosive experiments since the 1970′s. For his exhibition at the Swiss Institute he divides the space into four rooms. The first […]

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