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Reflecting on Yesterday’s Conversation About Dudes and their Shows

by Paddy Johnson on September 25, 2013
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Turns out the internet has plenty to say on the subject of dudes and their shows. After Whitney Kimball published her piece rounding up all the male-centric shows this fall and the conversation that’s followed, we spent the better part of the day, continuing to take part in said discussion.

And I gotta say, the talk has been pretty good. Highlights after the jump.

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Five Jobs: Steadfast Edition

by Hannah Garner on August 27, 2013
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This week we have five jobs that call, first and foremost, for responsibility. If an intense work ethic (and more than a smidgeon of perfectionism) is the name of your game, one of these could be right up your alley.

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Museums Are Cool, Too: 16 Shows to See This Summer

by Julia Wolkoff on July 18, 2013
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Summer is here, and it’s hot. If going to the beach sounds painful, we’ve got a suggestion: museums. Thankfully, the air conditioned galleries of New York’s museums have plenty of worthwhile shows to check out. (Just don’t try to go to the rooftop gallery at the Met; they’ve closed that today due to the heat.) Below, we’ve rounded up a whopping list of 16 fantastic museum shows we’re going to check out.

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[Updated] New Affidavit Again Throws Met’s Entry Fees into Question

by Ian Marshall on July 9, 2013
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Thanks to a sworn affidavit from a former employee of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, a lawsuit against the museum from November 2012 has reentered headlines.

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The Met Does Punk, Bleached and Ironed

by Paddy Johnson on May 22, 2013
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Critics mostly agree that the Punk show at The Met isn’t very good. I’m not a different voice in this choir, but perhaps my tenor might offer a slightly different pitch. This week at The L Magazine I explain why the Met Museum’s “Punk: From Chaos to Couture” fails.

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