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GLORIFIED DEFORMITY: REI KAWAKUBO’S ART OF THE IN-BETWEEN

Visitors walk into a stark white labyrinth. Niches are seamlessly carved from the sweeping arch of towering forms, platforms elevated high above, and others seem to float in an endless expanse. This brightly lit edifice is the stage for Rei Kawakubo’s “The Art of The In-Between”, at The Metropolitan Museum […]

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10 Organizations Helping Artists Build Community

  BEAT Global www.beatglobal.org BEAT Global bridges the gap between arts and education by engaging and inspiring youth to create a culture of respect, collaboration, and freedom of expression. BEAT Global offers young people a platform to discover and express themselves without fear of judgment. Through a “cypher” based pedagogy, […]

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The Modernity of the Whitney

The art world is vibrant. New artists rise to fame, already famous artists achieve record sales. Artworks find new owners, and sometimes disappear from the public view until the next auction. Museums invent ever-new occasions to show their collections or works from around the world, and occasionally offer studio-like opportunities […]

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The Importance of Digital Detox

by Katie Cercone Although the science of how digital technology impacts human behavior is in its nascent stages, what research there is consistently churns out new statistics indicating technology has unforeseen and underestimated negative impacts on our lives. A summary of the most recent scientific evidence includes: 61% of people […]

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WHY I HAD TO TAKE A SHIT ON PIPILOTTI RIST’S PIXEL FORREST

No offence to Ms. Rist, her recent 30-year survey at the New Museum Pixel Forrest is highly deserving of all the praise and accolades. Amidst the post-election mayhem, nearly every artist I know made a pilgrimage to see the show. It was like that song you knew because it rang […]

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A PUBLIC CERVIX ANNOUNCEMENT TO YUNG QUEERS:

We hereby apologize, on behalf of the collective formerly known as Go! Push Pops, for what we now recognize as an utter failure to live up to our own intersectional politics (as a queer, radical, transnational feminist collective) amounting to what could hardly be described as a “career.” At best […]

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EAT BLOODY PUSSY

EAT BLOODY PUSSY, created and directed by Fitch Ball in character as “Blood Pussy,” is a queer feminist art project and zine with a live showcase that happened Saturday July 29, 2017 at Studio X in Bushwick. The evening length show featured juicy live performances and work in a variety […]

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A Celebration of the Music of Jimmy Webb: The Cake and the Rain at Carnegie Hall

Jimmy Webb rose to the heights of super stardom in Los Angeles in the late 60s, penning such classics as “MacArthur Park” made famous by Irish actor Richard Harris, “Up Up And Away” by The Fifth Dimension and of course “Wichita Lineman” and “Galveston” sung by Glen Campbell – the […]

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Shimmering Sound of Silence

Shimmering Sound of Silence Lotte Karlsen’s NYC Solo Exhibition Thursday September 8 – 24th at Studio 511 West Chelsea Arts Building, 526 West 26th St. New York, NY by Katie Cercone This month at Studio 511, the small project space opened its doors for Norwegian artist Lotte Karlsen’s site specific […]

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How Many Zines Can You Make About the Artistic Uses of Period Blood & Underarm Hair?

Interview by Katie Cercone   Nestled inside the pastel green Mermaid Laundromat at the corner of Maria Hernandez Park is the TROLL HOLE, Bushwick’s pro-intersectional, queer, sex-positive zine shop and activist space. A “REFUGESS WELCOME” sign peeps out above the vinyl TROLL HOLE signage to bustling Knickerbocker avenue. An intimate […]

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Bedford Babylon

Remember those late-night pizza parties at Emilio’s in the Village? The East Village gallery scene? Concerts at the Academy of Music? New Yorkers love to talk about the good/bad old days and bemoan the fate of their neighborhoods, their unique residents and local businesses. Lovers of SoHo’s late art scene […]

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Eleven Subway Stops

Why am I still thinking about that incident with the loft & the dead cats? Or all the hateful names he called me before he started laughing? Or her request for that found footage to go viral? Or the theater piece about body as vapor and life w/o scotch tape? […]

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A Triple Bill Evening of Adventurous Music at the Cell

  James Brandon Lewis Trio James Brandon Lewis – Tenor Saxophone; Luke Strewart- Electric Bass; Warren G Crudup III- Drums & Featuring special guest Anthony Pirog – Guitar Rob Reddy’s Bechet: Our Contemporary – “99 Cent Dreams”. A Chamber Music America New Work Jazz Commission: Rob Reddy- soprano saxophone; John […]

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Winter Jazzfest NYC

Winter Jazzfest offers a unique and exceptional showcase of established and emerging talents performing in various clubs around Washington Square Park and the New School in NYC. Musicians from all over the USA and throughout the world will perform to please, evoke and provoke. Nothing here to frown about: provocation […]

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