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X Marks a Spot in Chelsea

by Hong-An Truong
      Launched in April of this year in the old Dia:Chelsea building, X is a terminal, year-long, non-profit initiative. It is the collaborative effort of a long list of global heavyweights in the art world, ranging from commercial gallerists like Elizabeth Dee (X’s founder) and Paula Cooper, to artists like Cindy Sherman and Ryan Trecartin, and multi-taskers like Matthew Higgs. In an economy where ‘pop ups’ seem to be the most marketable approach to any venture, X Initiative seems to be capitalizing on the format by bringing in-depth exhibitions, one-night performances, lectures, and site-specific, arti... [more]
Posted by Hong-An Truong on 9/13/09