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One Piece: The Great Salt by Jace Clayton
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The artist talks about sound art and the historical record.

Andrea Fraser and Helen Molesworth
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Delving into public arts funding, resentment of “cultural elites,” and campaign finance, artist and curator discuss 2016 in Museums, Money, and Politics—Fraser’s examination of the intersection of cultural and political patronage.

Collective Hub: Franklin Sirmans Interviewed  by Monica Uszerowicz
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The Pérez Art Museum Miami director talks about local and global communities. 

Archives of the Crystal Museum by Sammy Stein
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Sammy Stein is a French artist and publisher. His work has been shown in institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art of the City of Paris, Printed Matter, the French Institute of Tokyo, Essential Store, as well as book fairs including the New York Art Book Fair, Tokyo Art Book Fair, Safari, and Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d’Angoulême.

Looking Back on 2017: Art
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Featuring selections by Corina Copp, Max Galyon, Patricia Spears Jones, S.D. Chrostowska, Karl Holmqvist, Phillip Lopate, Mary Simpson, and more.

Studio Visit: Alvaro Barrington at MoMA PS1 by Matthew J. Abrams
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A studio inside a museum. 

Fall Arts Preview
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Upcoming shows, retrospectives, and museum openings highlighted by Maika Pollack, Ratik Asokan, Alex Zafiris, Gideon Jacobs, Michael Barron, Wendy Vogel, Zack Hatfield, and Legacy Russell

14 Person Poem by Jeff Dolven
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Incorporating poems by Maureen McLane, Dorothea von Moltke, Geoffrey Nutter, Rowan Ricardo Phillips, Sal Randolph, Mónica de la Torre, and Monica Youn

Louise Lawler’s Why Pictures Now by Zack Hatfield
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The institution of institutional critique

Sarah Oppenheimer by Alexander Galloway
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Open floor plans are less open than we think—and ripe for intervention. Oppenheimer’s latest effort is on view at the Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Simone Leigh’s The Waiting Room by Terence Trouillot
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For her residency at the New Museum, Leigh looks at the act of healing through the lens of black female caregivers, educators, and intellectuals.

Jason Simon by Claire Pentecost
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“Liberty’s show manages to be about prison and not about prison at the same time: her audience writes about how the music lets them forget they’re incarcerated for a moment, and she calls that effect ‘time travel.’”

Susan E. Cahan’s Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power by Terence Trouillot
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A 1971 photograph by Jan van Raay shows artist Cliff Joseph leading a group of artist-activists—members of the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition (BECC)—in the dead of winter protesting the Whitney Museum’s controversial exhibition Contemporary Black Artists in America (months before its opening on April 7, 1971).

Lisa Immordino Vreeland by Anya Jaremko-Greenwold
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“She wasn’t loved, so she didn’t know how to give love.”

Rebranding the Orange County Museum of Art by Hannah Stamler
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Content is only as good as its container.

Rosa Barba by Joan Jonas
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During a train ride from New York to Massachusetts, Rosa Barba and Joan Jonas exchanged thoughts on volcanoes, deserts, and poetry, on film versus video, and the layering of time and place in their works.

Nicholas Weist by Ethan Philbrick
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A residency program on view.

Melvin Edwards by Michael Brenson
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“I just wanted to be sure I didn’t get caught not expressing what I thought was important to me. That can easily happen, because you can easily get discouraged by not being allowed to participate, or just being ignored, when you know your work is beyond ignoring.”

Paper Clip #79 by Hannah Holden
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Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts, and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Semiotext(e): 28 Pamphlets for the 2014 Whitney Biennial by Corina Copp
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We are not all Pierre Guyotat, writing of our capture and interrogation in Algerian solitary in 1962, our words and acts subject to violent retaliation, but maybe we’ve seen our own soul’s bifurcation.

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