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Ellen Cantor: Are you ready for love?

Art in America - Pleasure, Pain, and Politics: Ellen Cantor in New York

Huffington Post - How X-Rated Feminist Art Came Into Power (NSFW)

ArtSlant - Coming to Power (Again): A 1993 Exhibition of Sexually Explicit Feminist Art Still Resonates

Artsy- "The Women Who Championed Sexually Explicit Art in the '90s Are Relevant ss Ever"

New York Times- "Art Fall Preview: From East Coast to West Coast. From Concrete to Ethereal."

 

Language of the Birds: Occult and Art

Art In America - "The Lookout, Language of the Birds: Occult and Art"

BEDFORD + BOWERY- "A Little Bird Told Me: Aleister Crowley and Genesis P-Orridge in Occult Art Show"

ArtForum: "MUST SEE"

Night Flight- "Strange Magic: Why occult-based art is about to cross your radar (if it hasn’t already)"

Hyperallergic- "ArtRx NYC"

Huffington Post- "Delving Into The Shadowy World Of Occult Art"

New York Times- "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week"

 

The Magic Flute

I.D.- "Queer Art-Punk Legend Vaginal Davis Opens Exhibition and Opera in New York"

The New Yorker- "The 'Terrorist Drag' of Vaginal Davis"

The New York Times- "Vaginal Davis's Feminist Wall Reliefs Pledge 'Open Revolt' "

The New York Times- "The Best in Art in 2015" 

 

David Nelson

The New York Times- "David Nelson Exhibition Illuminates Evolution of His Work" 

 

James 'Son Ford' Thomas: The Devil and His Blues

Art in America- "Lookout Highlights of 2015"

The New York Times- "Review: Art Carved From Inequality by James 'Son Ford' Thomas" 

Wall Street Journal-"An 'Old Cowboy' at His Best, Plus Sculpture by a Bluesman" 

ArtForum- Critics'Picks: "James 'Son Ford' Thomas"

Art In America- "Exhibitions the Lookout: James 'Son Ford' Thomas"

Huffington Post- "Jim  Crow- Era Folk Artist Captures the Haunting Ways We Envision Death"

Time Out- "James 'Son Ford' Thomas: The Devil and His Blues 

Culture Type- " Summer Shows: 25 Noteworthy Exhibitions Feature Black Artists" 

Art Daily- "Sculptures by legendary Delta blues musician chronicle life in Mississippi, 1926-1993"

The Observer- "10 Things To Do in New York's Art World Before June 12"

Routes- "The Devil and His Blues: James Son Ford Thomas"

Art Boullin- "We all end up the clay.- James Son Ford Thomas"

Paste- "James 'Son Ford' Thomas Captured 'The Devil and his Blues' In Art Pieces

 

Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter 

WhiteHot Magazine- "Learn To Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter"

Hyperallergic- "ArtRxNYC"

Wall Street Journal- "Chelsea Gallery Gets Retrospective at New York University"

Art in America- "New York's Best 2014: Simon Castets"

Art Forum- "Learn to Read Art: A Surving History of Printed Matter"

Brooklyn Rail- "Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter"

 

80WSE's 2013-2014 Season

New York Magazine- "The 19 Best Art Shows of 2014" 

 

NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE

Bedford + Bowery- "We Visited Michael Stipe's Studio, and So Can You

Gayletter- "NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE" 

Billboard- "R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Teaching NYU Art Class About the Internet's Reckless Cynicism"

Dazed- "Michae Stipe is Teaching Art at NYU" 

 

DEVOTION: Excavating Bob Mizer 

W Magazine- "Hot Rod" 

The New York Times- "Beyond Beefcake in the Work of a Gay Pioneer" 

New York Magazine- "Fantasy Camp: Photographs by Legend Bob Mizer Come Up for Air"

Hyperallergic- "Collecting Themselves: The Archives of Afrika Bambaataa and Bob Mizer" 

 

Hale Woodruff 

The New York Times- "In Electric Moments, History Transfigured" 

 

Tony Conrad

Art in America - "Tony Conrad"

The New York Times - "Art in Review: Tony Conrad 'Doing the City: Urban Community Interventions"

Art Forum - "Critics' Picks: Tony Conrad"

Frieze - "Tony Conrad"

 

Gran Fury: Read My Lips

Art Forum - "Gran Fury: Read My Lips"

The Atlantic - "How AIDS Was Branded: Looking Back at ACT UP Design"

The New York Times - "When Acting Up Meant Arting Up"

Art in America - "Gran Fury at 80WSE"

The Huffington Post - "'Gran Fury: Read My Lips' Exhibit Documents AIDS Activist Art Collective's Work"

hyperallergic - "Is Art Enough? Gran Fury in Perspective"

OUT - "Activism as Art: Gran Fury Gets a NYC Retrospective"

NY Art Beat - "Gran Fury: Read My Lips"

DNA info - "NYU Exhibit Features Artists' Response to New York's AIDS Crisis"

Art 21- "Queer Past/ Queer Future:In Coversation"

The New York Times- "When Acting Up Meant Arting Up" 

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bandofthebes 

Dare to Know

artnet.com

out.com

Occupy 2012- "ACT UP Occupy"

Keep the Lights On

 

Marlene McCarty

Art In America - "Marlene McCarty's Resilient Fury"Saatchi Online Magazine - "Doug McClemont's Top 10 Shows In New

The New York Times - "Art in Review"

New Yorker - "Goings On About Town"

Vice Magazine - "The 90's Were Intense"

ArtForum - "500 Words"

ArtForum - "Haunted Housing"

Eyes Toward The Dove - "Marlene McCarty @ 80WSE"

 

Stuart Sherman

The New York Times- "A Tabletop Conjurer, Rediscovered" 

 

Denim

Dossier - "Denim at the 80WSE Galleries"

Art in America - "It's In the Jeans"

Culturebot - "Three places in the Art world"

 

Shrines and Masquerades

The New York Times- "A Multicultural Swirl of Africa, the Americas and Even Outer Space" 

Strauss Institute Exhibition

Exhibition at Straus Institute Features Major New Works by Steinhardt Artists