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It is by now commonplace to say that the city has a new C.E.O. Hardly a day has passed during Michael Bloombergs fist two months in office without the introduction of some sort of new efficiency or downsizing initiative, cloaked in management-speak, and presented by one or another nicely-suited new city officials.
Decembers violence in Argentina got airplay worldwide: a concentrated social convulsion that brought about the governments collapse.
Art In Conversation
It seems to me that we are in an era now where it is not enough to be from Zimbabwe, Nigeria, or Indonesia or Mongolia, but you have to somehow take what that culture is about, and your own experiences within that culture, and to make it palatable on the level of a kind of global system of exchange.
Art In Conversation
Daniel Baird (Rail): One of the things that most surprised me about the Richter retrospective is its continuity and coherence, especially given the diversity of Richters practice.
Introduction A curator of a small university museum I met through an exhibit I curated two years ago in Greenpoint Brooklyn, Homage to Albert Pinkham Ryder, spoke often of expanding the project to greater significance.
It is impossible to learn overnight what one has spent a lifetime in ignorance of, and so it was perhaps not shocking to see demonstrators at a recent protest against the military action in Afghanistan hoisting placards reading U.S. OUT OF THE MIDDLE EAST, apparently unaware that Afghanistan is in fact in Central Asia.
Set against the underground music and avant-garde art scene in New York, Margarita Happy Hour Focuses on the lives of five disreputable women who meet in the afternoon to drink and compare notes on love, sex and motherhood.
Dont blink. You may have missed another Rail event. Our most dazzling art show, Made in Brooklyn: Selection 1, curated by our publisher, Phong Bui, just closed in early March.