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Bushwick’s Beat Nite Is THE Place to Be Friday Night

Jason Andrew + Norte Maar bring back the late night with the fifth installment of BEAT NITE: Bushwick Art Spaces Stay Open Late, Friday, February 18, 6-10PM. This bi-annual night is half art stroll, half bar crawl, where selected art spaces from the legit galleries to the DIY apartment spaces stay open late for each other and the public welcoming the public to see real art in real time, one night only. Each of the ten spaces will host new art and offer true neighborhood hospitality in the form of drinks and music in what has become the signature party of all parties with art above all else. This episode of BEAT NITE is sponsored by HYPERALLERGIC.

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This Weekend’s Maximum Perception Performance Festival Features 17 Global Artists Over 2 Nights

Come out this Friday and Saturday night — 7pm to 12am each night — for the Maximum Perception Performance Festival at the English Kills Art Gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn

Curated by Peter Dobill and Phoenix Lights, the 2011 Maximum Perception Festival will take place over two nights and showcase 17 national and international performance artists, focusing on presenting a dynamic range of contemporary performance practice from the best emerging artists in performance. Hyperallergic is a media sponsor of Maximum Perception and will be there both nights to liveblog the performances.

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Thank You to Our December Sponsors!

Right before we all take a break for the holidays, we want to give a shout out to the people who make our blog possible and thank our sponsors for December. Art We Love is an approachable way to jump into art collecting with pieces by artists that are not only affordable but special as well. From painters, photographers and draftsman both established and emerging, Art We Love has a wide selection of work that’s carefully curated. Prices range from $15 to $2,000. I particularly like Changha Hwang’s “Roller Coaster,” seen at left.

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[Sponsor] ArtWeLove: It’s Fine Art, Finally Collectible. 10% off until Dec 31

Offering an exclusive, exquisitely curated collection of limited edition prints starting at $15, ArtWeLove brings leading contemporary artists into everyone’s lives — easily, enjoyably and affordably.

Works by established artists such as Lyle Starr, Tomoo Gokita, and rising stars such as Venice Biennale-featured Jorge Otero-Pailos, Brent Green, and Molly Dilworth are all available in at least two formats, and priced from $15 to $2,000. Click through for art picks from the editors of Hyperallergic, Art Fag City and Art Market Views.

Check out the ArtWeLove 2010 holiday gift guide, which makes it even easier to give the gift of fine art to someone you love — and to treat yourself too. Get 10% off your first purchase through December 31 by using the code NECTAR10AWL at checkout.

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[Sponsor] Pulitzer Foundation Launches Online Catalogue for Ann Hamilton’s stylus

If the voice’s call is the origin of speech – with its ability to hail, summon, or bestow a name – then perhaps the hand, raised to touch, or signal at a distance, is its silent counterpart. These two gestures form a call and response that provides the structure for stylus, a project created by Ann Hamilton for the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Now, visitors unable to make it to the museum itself still have a chance to check out the exhibition, explore the galleries and immerse themselves in the images, video, and audio that fill the installation through its online catalogue.

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[Sponsor] Enter to win $1,805 in the 2nd Annual Pernod Absinthe “Creator Of” Art Contest

As another step in its history of supporting the art community, Pernod Absinthe has kicked off its 2nd annual contest to find great original art inspired by both the classic liqueur and the year 1805, when Pernod Fils began distilling in France.

The Creator Of Art Contest is an open call for artists to create their own Pernod-inspired works, just as the absinthe-aficionado Impressionists did in their own day. Art history superstars Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso and Van Gogh were all big fans of the drink.

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Announcing the Winners of the “William Kentridge” Film/DVD Contest

We received tons of entries but, sadly, there are only six prizes. So, after the contest deadline passed on Friday, we finalized the winners in our “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible” contest and today we award three people with exclusive tickets to attend the Art21 hosted premiere Monday, October 18 at the Museum of Modern Art while three others will receive a free DVD copy of the flick. For those of you who may not know, the feature-length film tells the story of the world-renowned South African artist William Kentridge.

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Win Tickets to the MoMA Premiere of Art21’s “William Kentridge: Anything is Possible”

“William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible” is a new hour-long film from ART 21 that gives viewers an intimate look into the mind and creative process of William Kentridge, the South African artist whose acclaimed work has made him one of the most dynamic and exciting contemporary artists working today.

Art 21 is hosting a special premiere screening at MOMA in New York City on Monday October 18th and they are giving Hyperallergic readers a few chances to win a pair of tickets to this special event.

Enter to win by Friday Oct 8th at 5PM

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Thank You to our September Sponsors!

We would like to take a moment to thank all of our amazing September sponsors: 20×200, apexart, and The Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Our readers know Hyperallergic is the blogazine of choice for intelligent, funny & insightful discussion about art. Our sponsors know that too. Once a month we introduce our sponsors to our readers and let them know a little more about who they are and what they do. You can say thanks to the companies that support Hyperallergic by tweeting about them and following them on Facebook.

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[Sponsor] Four Nights of Premieres at the NY Film Festival from the Frontiers of Innovative Cinema (Sept 30-Oct 3)

Presented by Film Society of Lincoln Center & New York Film Festival
Curated by Mark McElhatten and Gavin Smith.
View the entire line up

For its 14th year, Views offers an expanded edition, presenting four nights of New York and world premieres from the frontiers of innovative moving image making. Highlights include Robert Beavers’s The Suppliant, James Benning’s Ruhr, Nathaniel Dorsky’s Pastourelle, a restoration of Manoel de Oliveira’s Rite of Spring, and Phil Solomon’s three-screen American Falls.