Blog Profile / Art Fag City


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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Monday Links: Is Jimmie Durham Rachel Dolezal-ing The Art World?

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Edward Williams has been collecting racist memorabilia and art for years. Now, that collection lives at Theaster Gates' Stony Island Art Bank in Chicago. [Chicago Tribune] David Gray has been using Melbourne's anti-terrorism bollards as art spaces, installing mini-works and shows on the obtrusive concrete blocks around the city. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Monument to Fidget Spinners

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Can we memorialize a thing we don't fully understand? What the hell is the point of these and why are they suddenly everywhere? Let us hope we can someday (sooner rather than later) memorialize this fad because it is dead.

Make Plans For Common Field Convening Los Angeles

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Everyone working in the arts should attend this year's Common Field Convening in November. Members are invited to propose panels, conversation sessions, working groups, workshops, teach-ins, reports from the field, and projects.

Friday Links: The Art World isn’t Changing

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Tomorrow is Canada's 150th anniversary. July 4th's coming up too, but we're a little less excited about celebrating that this year given the healthcare debacle and this muslim ban bullshit. [The Internet] Curator salaries are increasing according to a new survey conducted by the Association of Art Museum Directors. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Visa Dance

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Today's the day that Trump's insane visa ban went into effect. Welcome to dystopia. Illustrator Michael Hogue created this GIF for a story in The Dallas Morning News about how other Trump immigration policies will affect the high-tech...Show More Summary

Thanks to Fanbase, Netflix Is Bringing Sense8 Back!

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In a surprise reversal, Netflix is bringing back the Wachowskis' queer sci-fi saga Sense8! (Sort of)

Thursday Links: Basically a Renaissance Painting

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Basically a renaissance painting pic.twitter.com/ROGHicoZp9 — Simon Lewis (@sv_lewis) June 27, 2017 Kavi Gupta Gallery’s facebook reviews have suddenly been filled up with trolling comments from Trump supporters. It’s a response to gallery artist Scott Reeder ’s public sculpture in Chicago which spells out the words “Real Fake” in fake gol d. Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: The Accidental Dick Pic That Swallows a Man Whole

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

What started out as an innocent search for drawn nipples ended up in a world of Hentai images that would disturb even the likes of Robert Mapplethorpe and Hans Belmer. Of course, that's what we all say when we "accidentally" end up with fucked up porn on our computers. Our intention is never to find a dick swallowing a man whole. Happy Hump Day!

L.A. Art Diary: Week One

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Michael Anthony Farley is exploring Los Angeles (sans car) and will be reporting back on the art scene weekly.

Demanding Progressive Politics from Progressive Politicians

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

New York is a famously blue state for politics that often seem conservative. Currently we have eight members of the Independent Democratic Conference holding the party’s agenda hostage in Albany because they think it’s too liberal. This includes single-payer health care, expanding abortion rights, and adopting public campaign financing. Show More Summary

Wednesday Links: No More Electric Objects

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Jake Levine announced today that Electric Objects, the digital art display company, would no longer be making their hardware. GIPHY has acquired their app, which means anyone who purchased a display unit can still use it. (The displays don't work without the app.) Art Club is suspending their commissions program. Show More Summary

Tuesday Links: Draw Sean Spicer Like One of Your French Girls

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In Los Angeles, the battle between Chicano anti-gentrification activists and gallerists in Boyle Heights continues to escalate. Maybe they should just team up to fight for something like New York’s proposed Small Business Jobs Survival Act together? [ NPR ] CNN hires veteran sketch artist William J. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: The Royal Ascot JPEG Rules Supreme

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

The New York Times has a truly delightful slideshow of weird hats seen at the Royal Ascot last week. I want to wear a giant flower on top of my head too. I set about to finding hat GIFs from the Royal Ascot and Derby Day but have found a corner of the internet that has not yet been overrun by GIFs. We're going to have to do something about this. The preliminary research below.

An Interview with Brian Belott: Frustrating Expectations

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Brian Belott admits that he’s “anything but subtle.” The artist has carved out a reputation for creating exuberant over the top spectacles wherever he goes. Known for his wildly uninhibited paintings that vibrate with movement and motion,...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: PEEKASSO’s Trump

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Another day, another reason to realize we literally have the worst fucking leader of any country in the developed world. Thank you, PEEKASSO, for capturing the horror of the situation. (We've mentioned before that we love PEEKASSO's irreverent approach to GIF-making.)

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Condo (the Good Kind) Invades New York

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This week starts off and ends a little slowly, but Wednesday to Friday ought to be pretty great. Spend your hump-day checking out openings at Marianne Boesky Gallery and David Lewis, where a group show and a solo show by painter Megan Marrin, respectively, look to have a much-needed sense of humor. Thursday night Condo New York kicks-off, […]

Displaced in Denver: A Discussion With the Artists Kicked-Out of Rhinoceropolis and Glob

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

On December 8th of last year a dozen artists in Denver were forced from their homes unexpectedly. The warehouse building at 3551-3553 Brighton Boulevard had for over a decade illegally housed artists and musicians in two roughly 2,000-square-foot units that doubled as venues at the epicenter of Denver’s DIY scene: Rhinoceropolis and Glob. Show More Summary

Monday Links: George W. Bush Doesn’t Need to be in the Next Whitney Biennial

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

"We did a test with stuntmen and it was so fake. I spoke to a director who told me that I'd never be able to replicate an assault with a stuntman—and I'd never want to. There's the argument: "How is it real violence if it's not a real...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Assholes

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Apparently this gif is the result of an Alexander Wang event in which free clothes were given out. It's posted here, because this vaguely resembles how I'll feel if we survive this healthcare business. The senate Republicans have produced...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Andres Manniste

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83325" align="aligncenter" width="250"] "Human Development" (2016)[/caption] All of these GIFs are thumbnail images from the website of net artist Andres Manniste. Each offers a glimpse of a full-page experience, which often include multimedia and interactive components. Show More Summary

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