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11.25.13 Marina Galperina

Due to trends in sale figures, Sotheby’s Auction House is loftily legitimizing a previously under-Sotheby’ed part of the art market — “Contemporary East.” “The first-ever sale dedicated to contemporary art from Russia and Eastern Europe staged by an international auction house” with art from “both established and young experimental artists from across the Ukraine, the […]

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07.26.13 Marina Galperina

Rhizome — New York’s notable not-for-profit organization and new media art platform affiliated with the New Museum — just unrolled its newest list of Commissions and Tumblr Internet Art Grant Awardees. After reviewing over 250 proposals, five new media commissions and three Tumblr-spirited projects have been awarded funds. \(^-^)/ for everyone, but most of all Yung […]

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06.19.13 Julia Dawidowicz

“Like a drug addict who needs his next fix, I want to come as close to dying as possible.” This is how 18-year-old Rasmus Quaade, the young champion bicyclist at the center of Moon Rider, describes his all-consuming obsession with bike racing. The beautifully shot documentary, directed by Daniel Dencik, delves into the “extreme and […]

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03.08.10 Marina Galperina

Aside from one aggressively banal swastika and much neon signage, yard sale junk sculptures and animals galore, there weren’t too many trends at the Armory last week. Stumbling through it has yielded these absolutely subjective, commentary-sprinkled snaps. Partake? […]

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