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10.01.09
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by Troy
For those of you who have strict rules on what it means to be an artist, you may not like the following list very much. Click HERE to be re-directed. But if you are like me and are of the
10.17.09
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This week between editing and teaching, I managed to visit a few key exhibitions and concerts featuring compelling rarities. Two of them come thanks to recommendations from Holland Cotter, of the New York Times. Lately, I've been really appreciating his exhibition
10.29.09
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A new show opened last weekend at GAGA (Garnerville Arts Center) in New York. The large exhibit space once functioned as a mill and is part of a huge complex that now holds the gallery and various businesses. This show is a celebration
10.01.09
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Music Tree of February 5th 2008, Jesse Brodd I have yet to meet an artist who likes quiet better than loud, silence over music. And while I am sure those people are out there, I am most definitely not one of
09.30.09
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As a young art history student a few years ago, I worried that I was living through the decline of the art world. I was so caught up in my love for long-dead artists that I couldn't notice the amazing work
05.29.09
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Today marked the opening day for the Saatchi Gallery’s third exhibition in its gorgeous new gallery on Duke of York Square. In the autumn, the Saatchi hosted new art from China, and the spring saw an incredible genre-defying exhibition of new
06.24.09
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Many beers at Barbara’s bar at the Brewery here in LA resulted in the following list. They are all French. They are all painters. So it goes, in descending order: 5. Seurat. He’s underrated the way Roy Lichtenstein is. Divisionism
09.03.09
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Fall Preview: Don't Miss in New York PART ONE of THREE The fall exhibition season begins in earnest this week and there are a number of great shows not to be missed ranging from established masters like Cy Twombly, showing recent
10.24.09
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Museums of all kinds are wonderful, but big museums tend to be devoted to one conventional subject (like art or history-boring!), and feature well-curated, non-terrifying exhibits. This is why I prefer the type of museum that you stumble across by accident,
10.08.09
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To open Francine Spiegel's first solo show of paintings at Deitch Projects the other night, a few friends of hers including myself were lucky enough to perform "The Curse of the Century-Old Egg." For one solid hour, we threw goop
10.30.09
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One of my very favorite artistic movements is that of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. The Brotherhood was founded by William Holman Hunt , John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti in 1848. These three were later joined by William Michael Rossetti, James
06.02.09
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1. Michael Fried, "Art and Objecthood," 1967 In “Art and Objecthood,” Michael Fried seeks to distinguish between the modernist tradition of art, and emerging practices of sculpture by artists like Caro, Smith and Morris. He focuses on two major distinctions, the
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