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Post image for Revisiting a 1992 Sign Project that Acknowledged NYC’s Lost Histories

In 1992, artist collective REPOhistory installed 39 aluminum signs in Lower Manhattan that highlighted the overlooked history of New York City.

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MEXICO CITY — Martin Soto Climent’s solo show, now on view at Proyectos Monclova, illustrates humanity’s perverse ability to sexualize everyday objects.

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MEXICO CITY — “I’ll just keep on … till I get it right,” croons Tammy Wynette’s melancholy, droning voice to viewers as they enter Mexico City’s LABOR gallery.

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Post image for A Redesign of Chess that Sets Us Up to Lose

In 1924, competitive chess players in Paris founded the World Chess Federation, the first international governing chess organization.

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I Is an Other: The Mail Art of Ray Johnson

by Tim Keane on August 22, 2015

Ray Johnson in his Suffolk Street apartment, 1967

Ray Johnson disappeared near Sag Harbor just over twenty years ago. But if we refer to the artist by the art, he’s still among us.

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Justine Hill,

Terminology is slippery, and using it as the premise for an exhibition can be slipperier still. But the concept underlying Metamodern, a group show at Denny Gallery on the Lower East Side, actually holds the potential to enrich an already strong array of works with a few additional, if speculative, layers of meaning.

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An Artist’s Hard-Earned Dream Drawings

by Rob Colvin on August 20, 2015

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HUDSON, N.Y. — One of the worst things an artist can have is too much skill.

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Post image for Contemporary Brazilian Artists at Home with Neo-Concretists

“The house was more than a skin … an organism as alive as our own,” Lygia Clark wrote.

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Molly Soda is an art darling of a generation that grew up with the internet as a constant companion.

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Todd Bourret, “Boarded Up (8 Plank Variation #2)” (2015)

There’s a bit of curatorial sleight-of-hand in I Dropped the Lemon Tart, the summer show at Lisa Cooley on the Lower East Side. The title refers to a real-life mishap in a restaurant kitchen where imminent culinary fiasco turned into a triumph of pluck and invention.

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