Category Archives: New York

Independent Curators International honors Dasha Zhukova, Nav Haq and Jay Sanders

Independent Curators International (ICI) is a New York-based non-profit which offers a new model of curating the contemporary in an increasingly connected world. In essence, ICI maintains a network of international institutions and curators, both emerging and established. These curators … Continue reading

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Many Waters: Chelsea starts to take stock of the damage from Sandy

As the water is being pumped out of galleries across a still power-less Chelsea (the majority of Lower Manhattan is still in a black-out, bracing for a few more days without electricity), the Chelsea art world is slowly coming to … Continue reading

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Reports from Chelsea just now coming in

As the East Coast recovers from last night’s devastation, our heart goes out to those affected by the storm, many of whom are now facing the prospect of several days without power. In particular, we are very distressed to hear … Continue reading

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We Feel Your Pain: Louise Blouin and Sergey Skaterschikov publicly vie for the Armory Show

This week the Armory Show announced that Liz Magic Laser would be its selected Artist Commission for 2013. A friend of ours collaborating with the artist let it slip that “branding” and “rebranding” will be an essential part of her … Continue reading

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Slavs and Tatars host a “Beyonsense” Pop Rally at MoMA, New York

Straight off the heels of their talk last night at New York’s Abrons Art Center, the collective Slavs and Tatars will be hosting an edition of MoMA’s Pop Rally series, a program of evening events which start with great ideas … Continue reading

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BAM- and then it hits Brooklyn! – The Prokhorov Fund partners with BAM right as Russia’s Ministry of Culture seeks to cut off its museums

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has permeated the NY consciousness with its ubiquitous advertising campaign “BAM – And then it hits you,” an often-unsettling array of scenarios in which city-dwellers at their most Gregory Crewdson-esque are caught in moments … Continue reading

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Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair kicks off tonight!

This evening, New Yorkers who made the trek to Queens got a preview of the 2012 New York Art Book Fair, an initiative of Printed Matter which brings together publishers of art books and their devotees for a weekend of … Continue reading

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The art world mourns Herbert Vogel, postal clerk and collector

Last week we revisited the marvelous Vera List and her poster project, as examples of a collector whose active engagement shapes the institutions around her for the better. The same could be said for Herbert Vogel, a postal clerk who … Continue reading

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The Public Art Fund brings Oscar Tuazon’s People to Brooklyn Bridge Park

It’s been just two years since Oscar Tuazon installed An Error at Baibakov Art Projects, as part of the exhibition “Perpetual Battles,” but in that time, the artist has had more exhibitions than some artists have in their careers (including … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Patronage: The Vera List Poster Project

As the recent changes in the MOCA structure¬†question the relationship between money and the museum, we wanted to cite positive examples of a patron’s influence within an institution. For instance, just look to the vivacious Vera List, the New York … Continue reading

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