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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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Abstract Animated Lines! The Whitney’s New Logo, and Other Applications

by Paddy Johnson Will Brand and Whitney Kimball on May 23, 2013
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All-star designers Experimental Jet Set say the W they’ve used for the Whitney’s logo represents “the heartbeat of New York, of USA.” It “encapsulates” a “dialectic between the ‘old world’ and the ‘new world’. Does this dialectic need to be encapsulated because it’s in the middle of the ocean?

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Revisiting “10 Myths of Internet Art”

by Corinna Kirsch on May 22, 2013
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Late-night Googling takes you places. Who knows what I was searching for originally, but I ended up finding it with Jon Ippolito’s “10 Myths of Internet Art”. More than ten years later, some of the myths Ippolito brings up—it’s difficult to sell a website as art, internet art must be online, and net art tends to be about splashy tech—are still in place.

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Please Take Our Reader Survey

by The AFC Staff on April 11, 2013
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We need your help.

We’re running a short 2-minute reader survey with our advertising partner Nectar Ads to better understand our audience.

This information will help us understand the types of people visiting our site, leading to better, more useful advertising that will continue to help fund this site and other great art sites.

The survey is anonymous and we will not be collecting or sharing any personal information about individuals.

Please take a moment now to fill out the reader survey. We’d really appreciate it. Thanks!

Click Here to Start the Survey

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A Very Faggy Valentine’s Day From Art F City (NSFW)

by The AFC Staff on February 14, 2013
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An all-gratuitous Valentine’s Day send-off from some of our favorites.

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Art F City Redesigns

by Paddy Johnson on February 1, 2013
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It’s a big day for Art Fag City. Today, we launch our redesign, move to a new url, and change our name. From now on we’ll be going by Art F City. The reasons for this change are probably obvious: after seven years as Art Fag City, we’ve finally grown tired of having our emails automatically filtered into spam, living without a Facebook page that actually uses the blog’s name, and being referred to anonymously in the mainstream media as “an art blog” that did such and such. We’d like that to change.

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The AFC Supplement to ArtINFO’s Power 100: Auction Power Hair

by Whitney Kimball on December 14, 2012
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If you’re on Art and Auction’s Power 100 list, you live by extremes. Whether you emit auction power, design power, collector power, personality power, dealer power, power to watch, traditional power, player power, or patron power, you share only one characteristic with your fellow listees: distinction. So what other traits can be used to enhance your mystique? Power hair.

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