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Friday, March 05, 2010

Some say the best part of Art Week is the parties that take place over Art Weekend. Pulse, Fountain and many other satellite shows are hosting events. The Winkelman gallery and the Humble Arts Foundation offer two alternatives to the art glut.

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Armory Week: Get Ready for an Art Glut

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Art dealers, blue chip collectors, artists, art press, art hangers-on and lots of people decked out in totally bizarre outfits have all descended on Manhattan for the annual extravaganza of art shopping known as Armory Week. There are more than a dozen fairs that run through the weekend -- including Pulse, Scope and Volta -- but the Mack Daddy of them all is the venerable Armory Show, a sprawling arrangement of 285 exhibitors spread out over two piers on the west side of Manhattan.

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'Sweet' Rides At SCOPE Art Show

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Pratima Naithani's moving installation, The Sweet Shop, rolls into town as part of the art fair. Watch the video.

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Tino Sehgal at the Guggenheim: A Follow-Up

Monday, March 01, 2010

The second time around was not at all like the first time.

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Is This Art? An iPhone app that explains it all. (Sort of.)

Thursday, February 25, 2010

A pile of smashed glass. A urinal repurposed as sculpture. A croissant dangling in a museum. Is it art? It's an age-old question, but one that gets asked relentlessly. Which is why the Pittsburgh-based contemporary arts center the Mattress Factory, teamed up with technology marketing firm Deeplocal, to produce a tongue-in-cheek iPhone application that will answer the question for you.

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Whitney Biennial 2010

Video Tour Of Dawn Clements' Studio

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Her large-scale drawings often explore interior spaces. Now, the Whitney turns the tables on the artist. Take a peek inside now.

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How Thomas Houseago's 'Baby' Was Born

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

His sculpture Baby resembles more of a giant than a small child. Plus, learn more about the inspiration behind the piece. Watch the video.

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Shoe Shopping With Artist Kate Gilmore

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

She takes us along to find the perfect pair to withstand her demanding performance at the Biennial. Watch the video for more.

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WhiBi Conversations: What Makes a Good Performance?

Monday, February 22, 2010

Vallejo Gantner suffers from performance envy. He directs a downtown theater, P.S. 122, and he's not all that happy that the museum world has become the "new cool" for seeing live art.

But is any of that art ... any good?

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Collecting Biennials: A History of the Show at the Whitney

Monday, February 22, 2010

The Whitney Biennial has become a biannual bloodsport rite among art critics who descend on the show to ponder what it could all possibly mean and lay waste to whatever it doesn't.

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WhiBi Conversations: Less is More

Thursday, February 18, 2010

It will be easier for individual artist to stand out in this year's Whitney Biennial, because there are only 55 artists in it. It's one of the smallest biennials in Whitney history.

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WhiBi Conversations: Film and Video

Thursday, February 18, 2010

There are 12 video artists in the 2010 Whitney Biennial, and they are all tucked away on the third floor. A better way to see video art?  Or an easier way to avoid it?

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The Whitney Biennial Strikes a Pose

Monday, February 01, 2010

Get a sneak peek of the Whitney Biennial with a short film by artist Rashaad Newsome. Here, dancers explain what it takes to be a Vogue performer. Watch the video.

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Don’t Objectify Him: Tino Sehgal at the Guggenheim

Friday, January 29, 2010

The Tino Sehgal show at the Guggenheim proves that you sometimes have to empty out the museum in order to see what's really there. Share your reaction here.

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The Whitney Highlights Aki Sasamoto

Monday, January 25, 2010

During the Biennial, Sasamoto will perform alongside her sculptures. In this short video, produced by the Whitney, she talks about tubes and dreams.

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Behind the Scenes at the Biennial : Ari Marcopoulos

Monday, January 25, 2010

Watch this video game within a video from the Whitney, featuring artist Ari Marcopolous.

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The UN's Extreme Makeover

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

A massive renovation is underway at the United Nations. Luckily for aficionados of mid-century modern design, there is also an elaborate strategy in place to preserve and restore the complex's iconic features, keeping the U.N. looking like it's 1952.

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A New York Moment: Alex Morel

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Alex Morel shoots intimate portraits of his friends and family. He says the key is the right distance: like all relationships, sometimes it's better to be close, sometimes...better to stand back.

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Be a Part of It: Join WNYC at a Guggenheim Happening

Thursday, January 07, 2010

On Friday, January 29, the Guggenheim Museum opens a highly unusual exhibit. It will not contain a single object: no paintings, sculptures, videos or installations. 

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Shipwrecked: NYC Boat Artist Marie Lorenz's Chilly Spill

Thursday, January 07, 2010

When she capsized her boat off the Italian coast, artist Marie Lorenz had the presence of mind to unhook the waterproof video camera she had strapped to the deck, put it in her mouth and swim to shore.

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