Weekend


Spearheaded by John Yau, Thomas Micchelli, and Albert Mobilio

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The whirlwind of performances accompanying the annual convention of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters in New York has come to a close, with PS122’s COIL, the Public Theater’s Under the Radar, HERE’s Prototype, Abrons Arts Center’s American Realness and other festivals wrapping up last Sunday.

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Post image for Graffiti 2.0: Jeff Schwarz’s Ceramic Abstractions

To be clear, Jeff Schwarz doesn’t use paint on his ceramic paintings. The marks, swipes, smears and sprays across his surprisingly versatile surfaces are created entirely with glaze, slip and clay.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 17, 2016

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This week, rip-off photographer, questions about the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Erdoğan vs. Chomsky, David Bowie’s favorite artists, the Tinderization of emotions, and more.

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Weekend Words: Mars

by Weekend Editors on January 17, 2016

Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez,

Farewell to Ziggy, Weird and Gilly, and The Spiders from Mars.

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Post image for Foucault Dancing and Future Tragedy: The APAP Performance Festivals in New York

APAP/NYC, the annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, has hit town. PS122’s COIL, the Public Theater’s Under the Radar, HERE’s Prototype, Abrons Arts Center’s American Realness and other festivals all over the city aim to lure bookings for shows by presenting work around the time of the conference.

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GalleriesWeekend

Katherine Bradford Dives In

by John Yau on January 17, 2016

Katherine Bradford,

I certainly wasn’t the only person to be dazzled by Katherine Bradford’s breakthrough show, Desire for Transport, at Edward Thorp, nearly a decade ago.

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Daniel Swanigan Snow, “Totem III” (2010)

The 24th annual Outsider Art Fair opens in New York on January 21, and never before has the scope of what might qualify as — or, more precisely, of what is being called — outsider art seemed so diverse or vast.

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InterviewsWeekend

Beer with a Painter: Gregory Amenoff

by Jennifer Samet on January 16, 2016

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“I love it here, but this isn’t my true home,” Gregory Amenoff says, looking out the window of his studio in Ulster County, New York. “Too green,” he declares.

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Post image for History Repeating Itself: Tragedy, Farce, and Judith Bernstein

With her remarkable new exhibition at Mary Boone — her second at the gallery in eight months — Judith Bernstein resurrects the imagery of her Vietnam-era works in a savage takedown of contemporary American politics and its testosterone-fueled will to power.

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ReactorWeekend

Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on January 10, 2016

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This week, David Bowie’s style as a GIF, Sean Penn and El Chapo, wealthy artists and grants, MOCA’s new permanent collection installation, and more.

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