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Archived Since:February 16, 2011

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GIF of the Day: Time_Frame

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Faith Holland In honor of the GIF's 30th anniversary, GIPHY is launching a physical show featuring the work of 30 GIF artists called Time_Frame. 151 artworks and installations from well-known artists such as Lorna Mills, Faith Holland,...Show More Summary

Tyler Shields is A Terrible Artist. Kathy Griffin is Just His Accomplice.

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Is a picture worth ten million words? That’s the question we’re faced with when considering the out-of-proportion reaction to a recent photo of Kathy Griffin holding the decapitated head of President Donald Trump. Enough commentary has poured across social, mainstream, and fringe media to fill a small library. Show More Summary

Thursday Links: AI Color Names Include “Bank Butt” and “Clardic Fug”

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

MoMA’s latest expansion, set to wrap-up in 2019, will add galleries, more public space, and extend what’s arguably the museum’s sole architectural icon—the Bauhaus staircase. Coinciding with this renovation, MoMA is aiming to diversify its collection and programming. Show More Summary

NFSW GIF of the Hump Day: Rafia Santana

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In honor of tomorrow's discussion on animated GIFs by Museum of Moving Image commissioned artists, Lorna Mills, Rafia Santana and Matt DiVito, we're showcasing Rafia Santana's NSFW dick GIF. As has been mentioned previously on AFC, Santana is one of the rare digital artists exploring the vernacular of race, advertising and pop culture. Show More Summary

A New Memorial Day Tradition: Burn a Confederate Flag With Artist John Sims

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This Memorial Day, John Sims hosted a fiery funeral for the Confederate Flag in Detroit. He aims to make this a cathartic annual tradition.

Wednesday Links: Gallows Sculpture Deemed too Offensive, Slated for Demo

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83129" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Sam Durant's "Scaffold" is being disassembled by the Walker Art Center because it offends people. Image credit: ANTHONY SOUFFLE[/caption] Are these the world’s best outdoor sculpture parks? I have a hard time lumping the Brooklyn Bridge Park in this list. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Swear Trek

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This pretty much sums up the Internet right now. Via Swear Trek.

This Week’s Must See Events: Elevator GIFs and Dystopias

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

We're looking at a pretty light week for events coming out of Memorial Day weekend. The good news here is that while there maybe fewer openings and talks to attend there's no shortage of quality. Start your week today by visiting the SVA Computer Art thesis show and leave time on Wednesday for a performance by M6 of Meredeth Monk compositions. Show More Summary

Tuesday Links: Disney Art, Barbie Art Still Terrible Yet Still Trending

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83113" align="aligncenter" width="640"] A detail from Jeff Gillette's oil painting "Bandra Brown," 2017. (Deborah Vankin / Los Angeles Times)[/caption] I (Michael) interviewed Raúl de Nieves ahead of his upcoming...Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Trump Meets His Handshake Match

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Donald Trump has a notoriously weird handshake that only Justin Trudeau has been able to successfully beat. Until today, that is. Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron countered Trump's death-grip in a minor arm-wrestling match...Show More Summary

This Saturday in Bushwick: Art For Under $100

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

This Saturday, a group of artists is throwing a pop-up studio sale at 56 Bogart Street. All of the work will be priced for under $100, making this a rare opportunity to snatch some affordable pieces from emerging artists. Dubbed BegShow More Summary

Trump Family’s Bizarre Goth Visit to Vatican Sparks Meme Wave

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Donald, Melania, and Ivanka Trump paid an extremely awkward visit to the Pope this week, and the only ones who seemed to enjoy themselves were everyone on the internet. This is the latest in a string of GIF-able, meme-able moments from...Show More Summary

Thursday Links: Good Month for Bros; All-Male Group Show, Sports-Themed Gallery Open

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Joey Falsetta's photo of Amanda Lepore (L) and Platon's photo of a Philip Treacy headdress for Alexander McQueen (R) are two of the works on display at Modern Love Club's "Men I Love and...Show More Summary

NSFW GIF of the Hump Day: Rodell Warner’s Photobooth

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

From 2009-2011, artist Rodell Warner set up a private photobooth at Trinidad and Tobago's Erotic Art Week where visitors could take anonymous (or not) selfies in GIF form. The results are basically what one would expect, with some creative...Show More Summary

Christening a Film Festival’s New Old Home With John Waters

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

The Maryland Film Festival has a glorious permanent home in a formerly abandoned theater. Of course, as all happenings in Baltimore tend to be, it's restoration hasn't been without controversy.

Wednesday Links: Starchitect Corpse Turned Diamond, Melania Trump Turned Goth

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

“It’s curious that the intellectual and artistic community transforms its aesthetic unease or personal disgust into a longing for a type of patriarchal and pre-modern moral authority,” Cuauhtémoc Medina, chief curator of Mexico City’s MUAC, speaking about the controversy surrounding Jill Magid’s exhibition at that institution. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Matthew DiVito (Fire Walk with Me)

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

In honor of the return of Twin Peaks we bring you this animated GIF courtesy of Matthew Divito.

Prospect.4 New Orleans Artists Announced

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Prospect, the New Orleans biennial conceived and founded by curator Dan Cameron, now transformed into a triennial has announced its artist list for Prospect.4 2017. The list, put together by Artistic Director Trevor Schoonmaker, (ofShow More Summary

Tuesday Links: Dome Over Manhattan

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

[caption id="attachment_83071" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Buckminster Fuller – Dome Over Manhattan (1961)[/caption] Auctionata is finally kicking the bucket. [Press Release via artnet News] Just what this city needs—a new survey show of contemporary art. Show More Summary

GIF of the Day: Happy Monday

4 months agoArts : Art Fag City

The world needs a quantum physicist to explain how Mondays work. Time moves slower. The body feels somehow less rested than it does after a full week of work. Three cups of coffee can't accomplish what one does any other day of the week. I don't know what this grumpy thing is, but it's definitely the Monday mascot.

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