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Let the avalanche of September 11 exhibitions begin. As the tenth anniversary of the attack approaches, the art world gears up to remember and reflect with some of the bigger (and most intriguing) shows slated to run at blockbuster institutions like the Met, MoMA PS1 and the New Museum, as well as the opening of the Memorial Museum itself at the World Trade Center site on September 12. This Wednesday, I attended a small and intimate show at 7 World Trade Center that was a bit of quiet before the storm

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Galleries

Puking at Mike Weiss Gallery

by Emily Colucci on September 9, 2011

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In Gutheil’s second solo show, she has turned the Mike Weiss Gallery into a psychedelic hell with images of laser-eyed cats, masturbating monkeys and puking dogs are presented on wall-sized canvases.

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Post image for Actor Jim Carrey Discovers NY Anti-Graff Laws

TMZ reports actor Jim Carrey’s 1st attempt at “street art” was cleaned up by city workers but now he’s “stuck it to The Man with a brand new piece.”

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How Far Is Too Far With 9/11 Art?

by Hrag Vartanian on September 9, 2011

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Today, Wooster Collective has published the above work by street artist Zevs that is only visible using UV light and was created in the actual room that the convicted 9/11 terrorists stayed in before their infamous attack. But what does this say?

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Galleries

Making Art from WTC Dust

by Daniel Larkin on September 9, 2011

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Xu Bing collected and saved the dust from the obliterated World Trade Center. Ten years later, this preserved dust is the centerpiece of a temporary art installation inside an empty storefront near Madison Square Park.

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This Friday, September 9th, 2011 6-9pm, join Williamsburg Every 2:ND Friday and Artlog for a fall kickoff Art Crawl through 10 galleries in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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Post image for A Marriage of Food Truck Culture and a Gallery on Wheels

In the era of food trucks, pop-up shops and temporary restaurants, when even underground dance parties are thrown in the bays of parked U-Haul trucks, it’s surprising that more of the art world isn’t getting on board with this wonderfully lo-fi business model that optimizes exposure through social media and the Internet and requires minimal entry costs. Enter Show and Tell, an ambitious foray into the world of the DIY mobile gallery organized by Sierra Stinson, a Seattle-based artist and part-time gallerist, and Victoria Yee Howe, a New York-based conceptual artist and former pastry chef.

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Post image for An Indian Tribal Artist Hits the Mainstream at Sotheby’s Auction

On September 15, 2011, Sotheby’s New York auction of South Asian art will present a significantly important piece of work by prolific Indian tribal artist Jangarh Singh Shyam (1960-2001) alongside well-recognized and frequently auctioned artists from the Indian modern art scene. It is a seven feet by six feet acrylic work painted on paper, mounted on canvas. Although this is not the first time that Jangarh’s work has made its way to the important art auction, it is not a frequent occurrence either.

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Post image for Christie’s Auction to Benefit Haiti: An Earnest Attempt or Not?

Ben Stiller, David Zwirner and Christie’s are teaming up to raise money for Haitian humanitarian non-profits by selling some of today’s most notable artists’ works. The auction is offering all proceeds to charity, a tax write-off for buyers and a waiver for all fees usually taken by the high-end auction house.

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We’re looking for a few good writers, bloggers, photographers and interns. If you think you fit the bill than fill out our online application and we’ll let you know by 5pm EST on Friday, September 16, 2011.

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