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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Long Live Dusty Whistles’s New Flesh (with no apologies to David Cronenberg)

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Berlin-based, NYC-born artist Dusty Whistles practices a purpose-driven drag that blends futuristic post-gender, post-human iterations with front line political messaging. In Berlin, where mainstream drag can be boiled down to two show...Show More Summary

Tuesday Links: Patrick Stewart in Drag, Coco Fusco on the Whitney Drama, Canada’s #Lacgate

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

AHHH! Patrick Stewart in drag looks so much like Kellyanne Conway it’s freaking me out. Please tell me there’s an SNL appearance planned. [ 22 Words ] I keep thinking we have to be done with the Dana Schutz Open Casket controversy and then something else comes out on the subject. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Republicans Trying to Shoot Down Obamacare Like

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Hey, even Sean Young had bad days filming the role that defined her career. (Actually, rumor has it, a lot of bad days.) So cheer up illogical healthcare haters! As for the rest of us who like going to the doctor: we dodged a bullet. One...Show More Summary

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Use Your Sick Days Wisely

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

There’s plenty of good stuff to do this week, starting with a Felix Gonzalez-Torres book launch reception at the Whitney Monday night. Carla Gannis has a book launch of her own Tuesday night at the Pratt library, including augmented-reality elements. Show More Summary

Monday Links: Be This Dog’s Neighbor

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_82134" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Gallerist Lydia Pettit with her dog Ruby. By J.M. Giordano for City Paper.[/caption] City Paper asked some of their writers and friends to pose for awkward portraits with their pets, by photographer J.M. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Commercial Photography and Art History

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Sometimes it seems like we're just taking the same pose, over and over again. Other times, we're remaking re-imagining poses entirely.

How Much is Culture Worth Compared to Melania Trump?

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

New York's arts organizations stand to lose big time under Trump's NEA-gutting budget. New York taxpayers are already losing big time while footing the bill for the Trump family's security owing to the First Lady's decision to remain in her Manhattan penthouse. We wondered: just how much art could you fund with a few hours of Melania's security detail?

Friday Links: Bloody Sanitary Pad on G-String Unwelcome at Art Basel Hong Kong

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

We can’t even keep up with all the Schutz controversy. A fake letter by Schutz saying piece should be taken down was circulated and then debunked. Now there are complaints that Hannah Black, the artist who wrote the letter demandingShow More Summary

GIF of the Day: Watching the Republicans Bicker About Healthcare Like:

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

All tea, all shade. We haven't seen a party this indecisive since we started picking out outfits for our upcoming Goth Opera.

Finding Light (And An Ode To The Ass) In The 2017 Whitney Houston Biennial

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Seven small spray bottles labeled “Trigger Spray” and a packet of tissues emblazoned with “Your Feelings Are Valid” sit on a pedestal in a back corner of the Whitney Houston Biennial at Chashama. In a silly sendup of trigger warnings and safe spaces, the corresponding label for the work by Elana Langer lists humor along with the other materials. Show More Summary

Thursday Links: He Will Not Divide Us

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

The GOP house is set to vote on the new health insurance bill. Hardliners are pressing for the elimination federal requirements that health care companies provide basic benefits like maternity care, emergency services and wellness clinics. Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: Erik Seidenglanz & Partners + Play Play Play, Inc

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

What happens when you pair the graphic design of Erik Seidenglanz & Partners and the conceptual art of Play Play Play, INC? You get a lot of NSFW Gifs. The most recent images take American Apparel down to size — presumably a knock on their near porn-like advertisements. Show More Summary

On Dana Schutz’s Open Casket: A Masterful Yet Imperfect Painting

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, the blogz—if you can type on the platform and you're in the art world, you've probably weighed in on the debate over Dana Schutz's painting of Emmitt Till. The painting is based on a photograph of African American Emmett Till, laid in a coffin. Show More Summary

Some Real Numbers for Artists on the ACA Repeal

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

When I went back to school for accounting, I never thought I’d get an education in healthcare. But the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare) forced tax preparers like me into learning about our healthcare system, because most of the...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Anthony Antonellis

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Windows  nostalgia hits a sweet spot for us as it's one of 8 possible backgrounds to chose while reading this site. So, naturally, we're drawn to this GIF by Anthony Antonellis, which appears to combine Windows iconography with stock powerpoint transitions. Show More Summary

Announcing the Art F City Goth Opera with Joseph Keckler! A Benefit You’ll Never Forget!

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

When: April 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where: Collapsable Hole, 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY Tickets: $75-$2000   We are a people in mourning. A dark shadow has been cast from Gotham’s blackest tower, stretching across the land.Show More Summary

Tuesday Links: Artist Makes Salt Circle to Trap Self Driving Cars

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Émilie Régnier photos of hairstyles from the Ivory Coast are amazing. [ The Huffington Post ] Bronx Commons, an affordable housing complex coming to the Bronx along with a performance space, was supposed to include set-aside apartments for aging musicians being priced out of the borough. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Catalina Muñoz

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_82087" align="aligncenter" width="567"] "NEUROMARKETING"[/caption] Based on her tags on Tumblr, we'll describe Argentine artist Catalina Muñoz as a "Cyberpunk Grrrl". Her blog is full of great GIFs, including these strange tableaus of Barbie is burqas in various settings, from hot pink offices to doll houses. Show More Summary

This Week’s Must-See Art Events: R&B Diva to Save Distant Brown Dwarf Star

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Much like Paddy's experience of the Whitney Biennial, New York's art scene this week is dominated by the political with a healthy smattering of painterly painting, ubiquitous identity politics, and the unapologetically weird. Highlights...Show More Summary

Monday Links: Anti-Trump Artist Threatened

2 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_82066" align="aligncenter" width="489"] Thomas Gainsborough, “Mr. and Mrs. William Hallett,” aka “The Morning Walk.”[/caption] Marina Abramovi?, Laurie Anderson, Jasper Johns, and Cindy Sherman are among the artists who’ve signed a petition against the Trump administration’s proposed federal budget. Show More Summary

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