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Weekend Words: Breach

by Weekend Editors on August 31, 2014

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This week, another Brooklyn Bridge breach, this time not for the sake of art, but a selfie.

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I have been a fan of small and independent presses ever since I discovered the Grolier Poetry Book Shop (6 Plympton Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts) during my senior year of high school.

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As for iSweat Fitness Music, ah, blame it if you will on my own schlocky taste.

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SEATTLE — I believe what Wallace Stevens said: a mythology reflects its region. So in moving from New York City to Seattle in 1995, I was doubly anxious, knowing neither the region nor its mythology.

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Beer with a Painter: Jenny Dubnau

by Jennifer Samet on August 30, 2014

Jenny Dubnau

In Jenny Dubnau’s Long Island City studio is a vertical mirror with adhesive stenciled letters spelling out the name “Jennifer.”

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Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on August 24, 2014

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This week, discovering Warhol silkscreened your father, rebel architects, Muslim youth’s rebel music, Gramsci Monument redux, Dante’s heaven, and more.

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Weekend Words: Dollar

by Weekend Editors on August 24, 2014

Leonaert Bramer,

Forty-seven years ago today, Abbie Hoffman led a dozen members of the Youth International Party into the visitors’ gallery of the New York Stock Exchange and threw fistfuls of dollar bills to the trading floor below.

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The first work by the Irish artist, Denis Farrell, which I saw was a box titled Ukiyo (2011), containing seventy equally-sized, abstract watercolors. Ideally, the watercolors are supposed to be framed and mounted across all the walls of a gallery, becoming a sequence inviting the viewer to look at each work.

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It has come to my attention that the radio edit of Future’s “Move That Dope” has been christened “Move That Doh” in a classic censorship joke.

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Daniel Dezeuze,

For those who have been watching the critical misfortunes of Supports/Surfaces on the New York art scene over the years, it is a welcome surprise that, after decades of relative indifference, the movement finally seems to be getting some deserved attention.

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