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Dispatches from Immersion: "It's Renegade!"

by Joel Kuennen
As I was walking through the halls of Moynihan Station, weaving in and out of noir offices, I overheard a reporter repeatedly saying into a flip phone, as if he was relaying the latest from the frontlines, “It’s renegade, renegade!” I chuckled and kept meandering.    Maggie Dunlop at SPRING/BREAK   SPRING/BREAK is indeed a bit of a renegade. It has and continues to do its own thing, being the only curated fair I am aware of that doesn’t take exhibitor fees, but rather asks for a cut of... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 3/2/16
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Artists' Desks

by Andrea Alessi
What can be learned from looking at an artist’s desk? Does the workspace contain the material markers of process? Does it hint at the final outcome of the artwork? Naturally. But as we’ve gleaned from our ongoing exercise in hearing from artists about their desks, what takes place in the studio and on the desktop is not all wrestling with concepts and materials. It’s where the prosaic business of being an artist meets with its more esteemed sidekicks, inspiration and process. In this special... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 3/3/16
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Magic & Language: Exhibitions to See During Armory Arts Week

by Stephanie Cristello
Magic and language share a few essential qualities: they are both transformative in nature, and in the experience of each, information is lost along the way. They are mutually systems of artifice. Words make ideas out of things, an approach to understanding the world around us that often goes unnoticed, just as an unexplained phenomenon creates a distortion, precisely causing it to go noticed, to resonate. Though there is potential to reach each result on similar grounds through different... [more]
Posted by Stephanie Cristello on 3/3/16
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Armory Arts Week 2016: Your Guide to the New York Fairs

by The Artslant Team
  To help you make sense of the fair terrain this Armory Arts Week—to say nothing of the innumerable  gallery openings, parties, and performances citywide—this one-stop guide should get you up to speed, leaving you more time to concentrate on that thing we're all here for—no, not the elbow-rubbing and dollar signs—the art.     The Armory Show March 3–6Invited guests: March 2Public days: Thus–Sun 12–7pmPiers 92 & 94$45 one-day pass, $80 multi-day pass, $60 VOLTA NY Combi... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 3/1/16