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05.07.14 Jane Chardiet

Thursday, May 8th Bernard Herman presents a very special evening of experimental music and film at an unexpected location: a Moroccan restaurant and bar called Tagine in midtown Manhattan. Guests are invited to join in for olives, red wine and the last performance of Lazy Magnet in New York City after an incredible and varied twenty-year […]

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10.28.13 Kyle Petreycik

You may want to set aside a few days to view Mike Kelley’s massive MoMA PS1 retrospective, with work filling up every floor of the museum. The late artist worked in nearly every conceivable medium, from paintings to interactive installations to videos throughout the course of his thirty-five year long career. Nearly an entire floor devoted to the artist’s […]

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10.11.13 Kyle Petreycik

Although tonight’s “YOU ARE HERE” exhibition opening at The Hole has an underlying theme of randomness, the work featured in the show shares a very common thread, capitalizing on implicit concept of randomness and glorifying it, whether it be by the exploration of new technologies or though the intentional misuse of existing ones. Works featured in the show range […]

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07.18.13 Kyle Petreycik

Next Thursday the Brooklyn Museum will be opening a brand new exhibition…and luckily it’s all about cats. The upcoming exhibition entitled ‘Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt’ focuses on the representation of cats in ancient Egypt and aims to highlight the ongoing historical and cultural significance of our relationship with them. Ever since cats were first domesticated in […]

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06.27.13 Kyle Petreycik

Opening tomorrow at the Brooklyn Museum is the much anticipated retrospective of the anonymous artist group The Bruce High Quality Foundation. The exhibition, Ode to Joy, 2001–2013 will feature a massive body “less than 17,000” works. The group, “created to foster an alternative to everything,” is often hyped for their the decision to keep their identities hidden as artists’ […]

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06.24.13 Kyle Petreycik

On the day of May 1st, 1956, two brothers — Arturo and Gustavo Martinez — set out on an arduous journey in hopes of crossing multiple continents by bicycle. After achieving this impressive feat fifty-four years later, the two brothers have decided to document their attempt to retrace their iconic journey “in an exploration of memory, the cycle of […]

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06.19.13 Kyle Petreycik

Steher racing is a special type of bike racing event where track cyclists ride within the slipstream of specially-equipped motorcycles referred to as dernys. It’s similar to keirin 競輪 / ケイリン races, which have been wildly popular in Japan for decades, but instead of cyclists riding behind one driver on a single derny, each cyclist rides […]

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05.10.13 Kyle Petreycik

Today is the opening of not one, but two of three Paul McCarthy exhibitions that will run throughout New York City this Spring. The three related exhibitions will be scattered throughout the city and accompanied by an outdoor sculpture presentation. Well, we’re not complaining. Why can’t it always be “Paul McCarthy Season?” Today, at both of Hauser & Wirth’s […]

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04.23.13 Kyle Petreycik

Do you know The Jogging, a loose group of artists that each contribute artworks to a single shared Tumblr account. The project, initially founded by Brad Troemel and Lauren Christiansen is said by many to be singlehandedly responsible for defining the aesthetic taste of art on the internet today. Or something. The Jogging is being featured in their […]

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04.18.13 Marina Galperina

“#FUTUREMYTH” opens tonight at Brooklyn’s tech-minded art gallery 319 Scholes. Playing off the Jung concept that “the collective unconscious is a conditioned state,” the exhibit focuses on “meta-realities” created in the “communal space of the internet.” 319 Scholes curatorial director Lindsay Howard tells ANIMAL that most of the works have been specifically made for this […]

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