Bloggers panelize at Art Miami in December

Art Bloggers@, an organization Joanne Mattera and I started in 2007, has been invited to organize a panel discussion at Art Miami in December. We’re calling the panel “Beyond Basic Blogging: Carving Our Niche in the Blogosphere,” and we hope to discuss developments in art blogging from the past year. “Call it journalistic physics: With … read more… “Bloggers panelize at Art Miami in December”

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Why is Wendy White still beneath the radar?

Wendy White, “Hip Replacement,” 2009, 91 1/2 x 196 in In the Fall Arts Preview at The L Magazine, Paddy Johnson wonders why Wendy White hasn’t had the breakout success her work deserves. White’s multi-paneled spray paint canvases have been exhibited in so many places that it’s hard to call her an ‘up and coming’ … read more… “Why is Wendy White still beneath the radar?”

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The nicest guy in Chelsea: Booksigning party

Ed Winkleman, signing books last night in Chelsea. Anyone who reads the art blogs knows that Edward Winkleman recently wrote a book, published by the Allworth Press, called How to Start and Run a Commercial Art Gallery. Yesterday I briefly stopped by the booksigning at Ed’s gallery and chatted with the blogerati (blognoscenti?) who came … read more… “The nicest guy in Chelsea: Booksigning party”

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Big Love: My notes from the panel discussion at “Status Update” exhibition in New Haven

Read more about the panel and exhibition, and see pictures, in the New Haven Independent. Related post:“Status Update” in New Haven

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Big Love: Artists and Social Networking Technology

“Big Love,” a conversation I’m organizing via the FaceBook Event Invitation feature, is part of the “Status Update” show at Haskins Laboratories in New Haven. Confirmed guests include Matt Held (I’ll Have my Facebook Portrait Painted by Matt Held), Paddy Johnson (Art Fag City), Sharon Kleinman (author of Displacing Place), An Xiao (Thatwaszen), and other … read more… “Big Love: Artists and Social Networking Technology”

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Bloggers Paddy Johnson, Anjali Srinivasan, and Yuka Otani get Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Writing Grants

The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program has announced the grantees for the final round of its three-year pilot phase. Designed to encourage and reward writing about contemporary art that is rigorous, passionate, eloquent and precise, as well as to create a broader audience for arts writing, the program aims to strengthen … read more… “Bloggers Paddy Johnson, Anjali Srinivasan, and Yuka Otani get Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Writing Grants”

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Art criticism crit: Paddy Johnson on Tim Griffin

Paddy Johnson at Art Fag City writes that ArtForum’s Editor in Chief Tim Griffin “offers up more art speak and over quoted scholarship in the first paragraph of this month’s Editor’s Letter, than should ever be necessary in a 1000 word summary of what’s in the magazine. ‘A corollary of Marshall McLuhan’s famous adage that … read more… “Art criticism crit: Paddy Johnson on Tim Griffin”

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“Mediocre art in expensive frames”

Two Coats of Paint won’t get to the fairs until tomorrow, and I suspect we’ll love the sheer volume of paintings (a good antidote to the Biennial’s lack thereof), but Paddy Johnson at Art Fag City declares the Armory a snooze. “With even more boring art than usual hanging on fair walls, even those who … read more… ““Mediocre art in expensive frames””

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Courting De Balincourt

“Jules de Balincourt: Unknowing Man’s Nature,” Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York, NY. Through Oct. 13. “Unknowing Man’s Nature” is one of Artcal’s top picks, and also recommended by Art Fag City. Paddy Johnson writes about de Balincourt’s paintings in Flavorpill: “Named by New York magazine as one of ten artists most likely to succeed … read more… “Courting De Balincourt”

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