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From Bad At Sports comes notice of BHQF's imminent arrival in Chicago.

Bullet Space: Wrong Place for the Right People, Thursday, April 14, 6 - 9 pm


Margaret Weber, Nadia Coen, Scott Lawrence, Walter Sipser, Alexandra Rojas, David Hammons, Andrea Neumann, Italo Zamboni, Ryo Arita, Shinique Smith, Tenesh Webber, Tom Weinrich.

Opening Thursday, April 14, 6-9pm

Rob Pruitt's Andy Monument: The One We Deserve?

Finish feels too platinum elegiac pure not trashy tin foil speed freak glitz of Factory

(my Tweet!/slkaplan about an hour ago)

Thursday, March 31, 2011. 2:42 pm. I always preferred early Warhol - Soup Cans, Most Wanted, Elvis, Marilyn, Electric Chair, Exploding Plastic Inevitable, Nico and Edie and the Velvets and Ultra Violet, Gerard and Brigid Polk, Empire, Blow Job, Lonesome Cowboys, Superstars, Ondine, Billy Name, all night amphetamine 47th Street Factory Warhol - to later, more domesticated incarnations.

There was certainly a great Union Square, Max's Kansas City, Interview Magazine stretch through the 70s, even while the celebrity silkscreens were being turned out en masse. But Pruitt's version is just a bit too staid. It conforms, is a sign of the times. Union Square is now a yuppie paradise, not the wild, dope ridden enclave it was back in the 70s. Is this the Andy it now deserves, an Andy for 2011?

Bruce High Quality Foundation and CREATIVE TIME: Teach 4 Amerika, kickoff rally at Cooper Union, Tuesday March 29, 6:30 pm

The Bruce High Quality Foundation and CREATIVE TIME present Teach 4 Amerika, A Rally for Anarchy in Arts Education

Tour Dates & Locations

New York, NY
· March 29 rally at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
The Great Hall, 7 East 7th Street, New York, 6:30 pm
General Admission, RSVP required:

Top Ten Ways that Libya 2011 is Not Iraq 2003

As an antidote to partisan Republican mutterings that hope to confuse the Obama administration's current commitment to a limited American military action in Libya with the grievous mistakes of Little Bushie's protracted land war in Iraq, please consult this short list from Professor Juan Cole's Informed Comment site.

Here are the differences between George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the current United Nations action in Libya:

1. The action in Libya was authorized by the United Nations Security Council. That in Iraq was not. By the UN Charter, military action after 1945 should either come as self-defense or with UNSC authorization. Most countries in the world are signatories to the charter and bound by its provisions.

2. The Libyan people had risen up and thrown off the Qaddafi regime, with some 80-90 percent of the country having gone out of his hands before he started having tank commanders fire shells into peaceful crowds. It was this vast majority of the Libyan people that demanded the UN no-fly zone. In 2002-3 there was no similar popular movement against Saddam Hussein.

Richard Prince, Gagosian and Rizzoli lose copyright lawsuit in Prince's "Canal Zone" appropriation

Patrick Cariou wins copyright case against Richard Prince and Gagosian. Judge orders that all infringing copies of Cariou’s Rastafarian photos be impounded and destroyed

from The Art Newspaper:

By Charlotte Burns | Web only
Published online 21 Mar 2011.

New York. A US District judge has ruled in favor of photographer Patrick Cariou in his copyright lawsuit against artist Richard Prince.

Cariou originally filed suit for copyright infringement against Prince, Larry Gagosian, Gagosian Gallery, and Rizzoli books in December 2008 after a number of his photographs were re-appropriated without consent in Prince’s Canal Zone series. The photographs first appeared in Cariou’s 2000 publication, Yes, Rasta, a photographic book produced after spending six years documenting Jamaican Rastafarians.

Munch Gallery, Art Auction Benefiting Victims of the Japan Earthquake and the Pacific Tsunami, Saturday, March 26, 2011

Munch Gallery and Muffinhead are proud to present:
/Love, New York..."
Art Auction Benefiting Victims of the Japan Earthquake and the Pacific Tsunami
Opening Exhibit and Auction:
Saturday, March 26th 8-11pm

In the wake of the recent crisis in Japan, Gallery Director Lillan Munch and NY artist Muffinhead bring together an eclectic mix of artists and performers in an urgent effort to help fund relief efforts in devastated areas.

Electronic Arts Intermix presents Dara Birnbaum, Early Performance Videos, Screening and Conversation, Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Early Performance Video

Screening + Conversation

Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI)
535 West 22nd Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10011

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
6:30 pm

Admission $ 7.00 / Students $ 5.00
Please note: Seating is limited.
Reservations are required.

Please join EAI for a special evening with Dara Birnbaum, who will screen and discuss her earliest media works, performance-driven videos produced in the mid-1970s. Rarely screened in public, these remarkable works, which were restored by EAI, will be presented together for the first time in New York as part of EAI's ongoing 40th anniversary programming.

Lounge Lizards 1979 Conquest of Rar

There was nothing cooler in the post punk, nuevo wavo, downtown Manhattan scene of 1979 than a Lounge Lizards gig at the Squat Theater on West 23rd Street.

Performa presents "Staging Language", a Not For Sale panel, Monday, March 28, 2011, 6:30 pm, Cooper Union


Featuring artists Adam Pendleton, Frances Stark, and writer Tom McCarthy
Moderated by Mark Beasley, Performa Curator

Vanesse Thomas, Adam Pendleton, and Renee Neufville in The Revival, 2007. Photo copyright Paula Court. Courtesy of Performa.

Monday, March 28, 2011, 6:30 pm
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, Cooper Union
41 Cooper Square, Lower Level 1

New York City

Tickets are FREE. Seating is limited.


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