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Harun Farocki

New York Review of Books - April Films: Lucrecia Martel, Harun Farocki, 'Le Corbeau', and more

Screenslate - Videograms of a Revolution

Screenslate - As You See - Michael Eby

 

Dream of Solentiname

LaJornada - La utopía de Cardenal, en el Museo Jumex - Merry MacMasters

The Happening - Sueño de Solentiname 

Elpaís - Solentiname, el edén artístico de Nicaragua llega a México - M. Lourdes Pallais

La Tempestad - Nuevas Exposiciones

El Sur - Recuerdan con expo la utopía de Solentinema, el pueblo proyetado por Ernesto Cardenal - Lourdes Zambrano 

 Reforma - Resuge utopía de Solentiname - Lourdes Zambrano 

ArtReview - Dream of Solentiname at 80WSE - Jeppe Ugelvig

Artdaily - Exhibition at 80WSE Gallery Explores The Relationship Between Aesthetic and Politics in Central America 

Artefuse - Dream of Solentiname at 80WSE - Jamie Martinez

ARTFORUM - Dream of Solentiname - Lucas Matheson

ARTISHOCK - SUENO DE SOLENTINAME

The Brooklyn Rail - Dream of Solentiname - Madeline Murphy Turner

HYPERALLERGIC - The Art of Liberation in a Utopian Nicaraguan Community - Silivia Benedetti

The New Yorker - Dream of Solentiname 

NYU Art's Digest - Exploring Nicaragua's Artistic Utopia - Rachel Harrison

NYU Story - Remembering Solentiname 'a Utopia Under Construction' - Niv M. Sultan  

 

Peter Gidal: Condition of Illusion - Patricia L. Boyd: Operator

ARTFORUM - Peter Gidal and the London Film-Makers' Coperative - Noam M. Elcott 

Frieze - Portfolio: Patricia L. Boyd

 

Becky Beasley: A Gentle Man 

The New York Times - Review Roberta Smith

Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno

ARTNEWS - A Spin Through All 13 Venues of 'Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno' in New York - Nate Freeman

ARTNEWS- In Honor of His 80th Birthday, John Giorno Will Be the Subject of a New York City-Wide Survey in June - Alex Greenberger

Artsy - Why Everyone Loves Poet, Warhol Muse, and Underground Hero John Giorno - Alexxa Gotthardt

Forbes- At Launch of First Major U.S. Exhibition, John Giorno Talks About Career of Collaboration - Katheryn Thayer

Hysteria Art Magazine - I ♥ John Giorno NYC - Sara Catalan

Newsweek - New York is Celebrating John Giorno, One of Last Great Underground Artists - Mary Kaye Schilling

The New York Times- A Kaleidoscopic John Giorno Retrospective, Sprinkled Around New York - Joshua Barone

Out Magazine - Prolific Gay Artist John Giorno Reflects His New Retrpsoective, Andy Warhol & AIDS - Chris Thomas

WNYC - Review: The Artist UGo Rondinone Wins the Award for World's Best Spouse - Deborah Solomon

Duane Linklater: From Our Hands

HYPERALLERGIC - Review - Hrag Vartanian

Art in America - The Lookout: Duane Linklater - Lindsay Pollock

Art in America - Review: Duane Linklater - Elizabeth Buhe

The New Yorker - Goings On About Town: Duane Linklater

ARTFORUM - Critics' Picks: Duane Linklater - Katherine Brewer Ball

NYU Story - When Those White Gallery Walls Aren't Neutral - Eileen Raynolds

The New York Times - Review Holland Cotter

HYPERALLERGIC - Review Hrag Vartanian

Peforma Magazine - Duane Linklater and Hrag Vartanian Interview

Spike Magazine - Review Harry Burke

 

Ellen Cantor: Are you ready for love?

ARTFORUM - Scene Stealer: Jonathan Berger Talks to Johanna Fateman About the Art of Ellen Cantor

Frieze - Yours Truly: Irony nad Honesty Combine in the Work of the Late Ellen Cantor - Stephanie Degooyer

Mousse - Conditiones for a Failed Self - Laura McLean-Ferris

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

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

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

ArtReview - Review Sam Korman

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

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

The Nation - Ellen Cantor's Perpetual Revisions - Barry Schwabsky

 

Language of the Birds: Occult and Art

Art in America - The Lookout, Language of the Birds: Occult and Art - Will Smith

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

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

HYPERALLERGIC - ArtRx NYC - Jillian Steinhauer

Huffington Post - Delving Into The Shadowy World Of Occult Art - Priscilla Frank

The New York Times - Review Ken Johnson

 

The Magic Flute

i.D. - Queer Art-Punk Legend Vaginal Davis Opens Exhibition and Opera in New York - Charlotte Gush

The New Yorker - The 'Terrorist Drag' of Vaginal Davis - Grace Dunham

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

The New York Times - The Best in Art in 2015 - Roberta Smith

 

David Nelson

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

 

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 - Roberta Smith 

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

ARTFORUM - Critics'Picks: James 'Son Ford' Thomas - Andrew Kachel

ARTFORUM - Review Matthew Higgs

ARTFORUM - Review Lynne Cooke

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

Culture Type - Summer Shows: 25 Noteworthy Exhibitions Feature Black Artists - Victoria L. Valentine

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 - Paul Laster

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

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

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

 

Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter 

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

HYPERALLERGIC - ArtRx NYC - Hrag Vartanian

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

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

ARTFORUM - Learn to Read Art: A Surving History of Printed Matter - Lauren O'Neill-Butler

Brooklyn Rail - Learn to Read Art: A Surviving History of Printed Matter - Max Schumann with Maya Harakawa

 

80WSE's 2013-2014 Season

Vulture - The 19 Best Art Shows of 2014 - Jerry Saltz 

 

NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE

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

Gayletter - NEW SIGHTS, NEW NOISE - Video

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

Dazed - Michae Stipe is Teaching Art at NYU - Thomas Gorton

 

DEVOTION: Excavating Bob Mizer 

W Magazine - Hot Rod - Vince Aletti 

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

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

HYPERALLERGIC - Collecting Themselves: The Archives of Afrika Bambaataa and Bob Mizer - Lisa Darms 

 

Hale Woodruff 

The New York Times - In Electric Moments, History Transfigured - Robert Smith 

 

Tony Conrad

Art in America - Review - Tony Conrad - Anne Doran

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

ARTFORUM - Critics' Picks: Tony Conrad - Laura O'Neill-Butler

Frieze - Tony Conrad - Nicolas Linnert

 

Gran Fury: Read My Lips

ARTFORUM - Gran Fury: Read My Lips - Douglas Crimp

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

The New York Times - When Acting Up Meant Arting Up - Martha Schwendener

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

HYPERALLERGIC - Is Art Enough? Gran Fury in Perspective - Emily Colucci

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

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

Art 21 - Queer Past/ Queer Future:In Coversation - Aldrin Valdez

Occupy 2012 - ACT UP Occupy 

Keep the Lights On - Gran Fury at 80WSE - Adam Baran

 

Marlene McCarty

Art In America - Marlene McCarty's Resilient Fury - Aimee Walleston

The New York Times - Marlene McCarty: 'i'm into you now: some work from 1980-2010 - Holland Cotter

ARTFORUM - Haunted Housing - Nick Stillman

 

Stuart Sherman

ARTFORUM - Best of 2010 - Mattew Higgs

The New York Times - A Tabletop Conjurer, Rediscovered - Holland Cotter

 

Denim

Dossier - Denim at the 80WSE Galleries 

Art in America - It's In the Jeans - Sarah Stephenson

Culturebot - Three places in the Art world - DJ MCDONALD

 

Shrines and Masquerades

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