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Announcing International “Draw Jesus Day” on Dec 26!

We’re classy, so in response to the GOP’s attack on David Wojnarowicz’s “A Fire In My Belly” video, we want to go head to head with the fascists in the American right-wing political establishment and announce that their irrational frenzy has encouraged us to announce the “International Draw Jesus Day” event. Hyperallergic readers and fans can submit their own drawing of Jesus for publication on this blogazine on December 26th! [THIS IS NOT A SPOOF BUT IT IS FUNNY]

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What the New Museum Should Do With Its New Rose

As soon as we heard that Isa Genzken’s “Rose” will replace Ugo Rondinone’s “Hell,Yes” (2001) on the exterior of the New Museum … we immediately thought Photoshop!

Our little digital collage experiments suggest that fiction is often more exciting that fact.

A friend suggested that the New Museum amass them all, and I would assume it would eventually look like a child’s bedroom floor strewn with colorful toys.

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BREAKING: Lebron James to Sign With Knicks After Jeff Koons Agrees to Redesign Uniforms

Sources close to Hyperallergic have learned, from sources close to artist Jeff Koons — and his 120 + assistants — that the artist of choice of the last gilded age has met with NBA player Lebron James this morning in a final pitch for the New York Knicks to land the basketball superstar. That’s right, it seems that even the art world has been consumed by Lebron-mania. [SPOOF]

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Terence Koh’s Baby: Art or Not

New York-based artist Terence Koh has a new baby but the art world still can’t decide if it’s art or not. Some are wondering if Koh is attempting to one up artist Maurizio Cattelan and his classic “mini-me” sculpture by adopting a baby who he plans to mold into a miniature version of himself. [SPOOF]

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Bloggers Stage Photo Protest Against 303 Gallery at Whitney Biennial

A group of unidentified New York art bloggers were spotted at the 2010 Whitney Biennial press preview staging an absurd protest of a painting that was lent to the show by New York’s 303 Gallery. The work, Maureen Gallace, “August” (2009), was the unfortunate recipient of the bloggers’ wrath but the protesters told me that their action was not directed towards Gallace but her gallery, 303, which continues to maintain a strict anti-photography policy that is despised by many of the city’s art bloggers.

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And the Winner Is … Paddy Johnson!

After hundreds of votes and dozens of banter on the post, on Twitter & on Facebook, we are happy to announce that Paddy Johnson has been declared the official winner of the first ever Worst. Press. Release. Ever. competition.

The art blogosphere’s favorite art fag has crossed the finish line the victor with a whopping 72.3% of votes. Congratulations, Paddy!

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Worst. Press. Release. Ever. is Baaack… & It’s a Battle!! Paddy Johnson Vs. Lyra Kilston

Today, we announce that our quest to find the worst piece of art PR in the universe has become a contest decided by our loyal readers and fellow netizens. For the first ever Worst.Press.Release.Ever. match up we’ve called on two friends of Hyperallergic to battle it out in a contest that will bestow on the winner bragging rights for eternity.

So, without further ado, I’d like to introduce the luscious Lyra Kilston, who is no stranger to Hyperallergic fans, and the ambrosial Paddy Johnson, aka Art Fag City, to rumble it out in a contest decided by your votes as to which is the WORST.PRESS.RELEASE.EVER!?!?

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Best & Worst of the Aughts

It’s been a hell of a decade and the aughts have come to a close. We asked people to chime in about what they loved and hated about the last ten years, including, Karen Wilkin, Johanna Fassl, Ruba Katrib, Gary Panter, William Powhida, Barry Hoggard & James Wagner, Lyra Kilston, and Will Heath.