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Week Twelve: Public Art for Athletes

by Corinna Kirsch on January 29, 2014
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This week’s dream exhibitions brought to you by Lauren van Haaften-Schick, Jimmy McBride, and Jesse Darling.

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Industry City Forces Artists Out of Studios Then Launches Giant Art Show

by Paddy Johnson on October 18, 2013
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The Dedalus Foundation, Jamestown Charitable Foundation, and Brooklyn Rail mount a benefit exhibition for Sandy at a location in which artists are being forced out due to rent increases.

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“The Politics of Art”? That Died Out in the 1970s

by Corinna Kirsch on November 21, 2012
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In the 1960s and early 1970s, art and politics were peas in a pod. For die-hard critics like Barbara Rose, who lived through these decades in New York, that was the time to be alive. Art was good then, and now it sucks. Well, that’s how her argument goes, which which she makes in the pages of this month’s Brooklyn Rail. We disagree.

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Current Chelsea Status: Fun

by Whitney Kimball on December 16, 2011
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In an effort to cover more art before shows close, AFC decided to visit a handful of galleries and report what we saw. More than usual, I wanted to stay longer. Here are my notes from five shows at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, Mixed Greens, Paula Cooper, and Tanya Bonakdar.

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#OWS Arts and Culture Group Asks Mark Di Suvero to Speak Against the Barricades in Liberty Park

by Paddy Johnson on November 8, 2011
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The Occupy Wall Street Arts and Culture committee has written a formal letter asking artist Mark Di Suvero to make a public statement against the barricades in Liberty Park. His sculpture “Joie de Vivre” is a dominent visual in the Occupy Wall Street protests, situated at the South East corner of Zuccotti Park. The police barricaded the piece after a protestor attempted to climb the piece, effectively detaching it from the rest of the politically activated space. The letter and photo essay to follow.

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