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andres serrano

Slideshow: Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart

by Whitney Kimball on January 22, 2014
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At Artists Space, Julie Ault’s collection reveals the other New York art world.

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“1993″ at the New Museum: Slideshow and Commentary

by Paddy Johnson Whitney Kimball and Corinna Kirsch on February 14, 2013
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A preview of the New Museum’s “1993″, in slideshow format. Get ready for some commentary!

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The Resurrection of Piss Christ (2011)

by Paddy Johnson on April 25, 2011
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Last week at AFC HQ we spent much time toiling away on a press release for an anonymous project we very much believe in. Remember the recent hoo-hah about Andres Serrano’s infamous photograph Piss Christ being destroyed in Paris? Well, we worked with a well-known artist to help get the word out about his response: a knowingly derivative, downloadable image of Christ in a different bottle of piss. This willfully anti-market, anti-collective profiteering from controversy, and anti-fundamentalist has produced a pseudo-immortal net based work: The Resurrection of Piss Christ. It begs your ability to download a file. The project launched yesterday, the day of Jesus Christ’s rising.

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Massive Links! Ai Wei Wei Protest, Piss Christ Destroyed, Critics Blathering About Criticism

by Paddy Johnson on April 18, 2011
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This week: a sit-out for Ai Weiwei, Andres Serrano finally gets a break (inflicted with a hammer), and emerging critic Julia Halperin tries to figure out what “emerging” means. Also, lots of talk about criticism: Tyler Green crowdsources it, Robert Storr describes it as bottom-feeding, and Roberta Smith gives us a vintage review of Serra at the Met that makes us wonder what’s so bad about it after all. Plus, one more link to show you the internet is full of racists.

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