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Distorted Personhood: Sabato Visconti’s DACALOGUE

by Joel Kuennen
Other ArtSlant Prize IX catalogue essays: David Rios Ferreira & Katya Grokhovsky   Although the law is perhaps the discourse that most literally governs citizenship, U.S. national culture—the collectively forged images, histories, and narratives that place, displace, and replace individuals in relation to the national polity—powerfully shapes who the citizenry is, where they dwell, what they remember, and what they forget. —Lisa Lowe, Immigrant Acts In 1986, Sabato Visconti... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 3/5
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A Stranger Comes to Town, and Takes the Art of Endurance to a New Level

by Andrea Alessi
SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2018, more than 100 curators will feature artists and exhibitions that consider the theme: Stranger Comes to Town. It’s been said that all great literature boils down to one of two stories: a hero goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. “Who and what is this Stranger?” ask SPRING/BREAK curators and founders, Ambre Kelly and Andrew Gori. “Is their travel into the unknown always an act of heroism to some, of colonialism or contamination and infiltration to... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 3/2
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Facing the Black Mirror: Michael Holman Owns the Confederate Flag

by Andrea Alessi
SPRING/BREAK, more than 100 curators will feature artworks that explore the dance of identity the artist undergoes—between showing what’s unseen and hiding in plain sight—especially in the face of modern technology, political unrest, and glimmers from ghosts of Art History’s past. ArtSlant will be exhibiting the ArtSlant Prize 2016 Winners at SPRING/BREAK. In expectation of this uniquely site-specific, curatorial fair, we’re featuring interviews with participating curators and artists,... [more]
Posted by Andrea Alessi on 2/23/17
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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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Armory Arts Week: Your Guide to the Fairs

by The Artslant Team
With the Armory Show each March comes the orbit of satellite fairs, each with their own set of opening parties, special projects, lecture series, performances, and "happenings." To help make sense of it all, we present The Guide—your one-stop doc for a week's worth of logistics, highlights, and unmissable Armory Week events.   Click on the fair icons for additional information about location, dates, admission fees, etc.  Culturunners photomontage by Azra Aksamija, ©Art Jameel and Edge of... [more]
Posted by The Artslant Team on 3/2/15