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10.30.14 Rhett Jones

What’s Moby been up to? To answer the question that absolutely no one asked: he’s still making music and living in a castle in the Hollywood Hills, while formulating ideas about how we’ve all been in living in a post-apocalyptic world since 9/11. Being really rich gives a man time to think, and having no […]

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04.01.13 Kyle Petreycik

Don’t let the title fool you. Brooklyn-based artist Will Kurtz’s upcoming exhibition “Another Shit Show” is an ambitious installation. With his knowledge of anatomy and love of dogs, Kurtz’ expressively depicted… dogs. Each sculptural work is created precisely to scale from a combination of discarded newspapers, scraps of wood, and wire. “Another Shit Show,” Will Kurtz, […]

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10.03.12 Irina Dvalidze

Gabriel Dawe created his newest installation Plexus no. 19 by weaving lots and lots of thread through the railings of the early 19th century neoclassic Villa Olmo in Como, Italy as part of the annual contemporary art exhibition Miniartextil. This year’s exhibition is titled Agora — the Greek word for a place of idea sharing. The installation consist of two large thread structures and […]

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06.15.11 Marina Galperina

Why do modern designers still fetishize Soviet Constructivist Art? Why does text gain a certain air of authority when tweaked to appear Cyrillic-esque? Come investigate up close with an exhibit of Soviet, avant-garde film posters that revolutionized design in the  ’20s and ’30s. That festive order! Those commanding lines! Now you want to see a […]

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04.07.10 Marina Galperina

Five promising Iraqi artists to be exhibited in a comprehensive group show at Manchester’s Cornerhouse Art Gallery have been denied visas by the UK Border Agency for failing to produce valid bank statements, which is “a very tall order in an occupied country with no banking infrastructure.” The obstructive points system has wasted loads of […]

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03.26.10 Marina Galperina

  When ‘do what you love and the money will follow’ tends to reveals itself as a folly, come celebrate “the luckless and the odd balls,” the street artists, the subway buskers and the dreamers. The “Living the Dream” painting and drawing exhibition opens at Fuse Gallery tomorrow. And if it gets you down, it’s […]

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03.16.10 Marina Galperina

This Saturday at the Brooklynite Gallery: Brooklyn’s Specter and German duo Various & Gould will “Make It Fit” with a labor-centric treatise of silkscreens, portraits and discarded materials. Specter’s cart-pushers and delivery boys take the spotlight in “hand-crafted” and “retro-fitted” medley of found objects arranged. Various & Gould’s vibrant work presents a distopia of body-part […]

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02.25.10 Marina Galperina

On the dying breaths of the Deitch Projects, comes word of their Rosson Crow “Bowery Boys,” opening March 4th. As one of the last Deitch Projects shows, Rosson’s exhibit explores NYC’s “bad boy” side with large, bold, neon-ladden canvases featuring 1980s wild-style bombed trains, Chinatown opium dens of 1880s, vintage sex clubs, barbershops, discos, “gangs, […]

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Marina Galperina

Adam Stennett, who’s previously brought us meticulous marvels Underwater Mouse and Girl In Bathtub (NSFW), has a new painting in the “In Standard Time” group show at the Ana Cristea Gallery, opening tonight. Featuring ten young artist with internationally shifting residences, the exhibition seeks to find ground in the fluid, scattering state of our time. Painters […]

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02.24.10 Marina Galperina

South African photographer Pieter Hugo‘s photography exhibit Nollywood opens tomorrow at the Yossi Milo Gallery. Third largest film industry after Hollywood and Bollywood, Nollywood produces 1000 low-budget straight-to-video films a year. Tragic, raging, and rooted in traditional story telling, the Nigerian film industry’s focus lays on the supernatural, the symbolic, the melodramatic and the macabre. […]

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