Browsing: JASON DEAN

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MAN BARTLETT: BEST NON-BUY

By JASON DEAN There are certain places we have come to expect will be open 24 hours a day: gas stations, grocery stores, the occasional fast food restaurant. “Normal Business Hours” are an idea we left behind in the 90s,…

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A CONVERSATION WITH POSTERBOY

A CONVERSATION WITH POSTERBOY By Jason Dean I first saw Posterboy’s work on the subway platform a month or so ago. It was a reworked ad poster for the show Date My Ex, only someone had replaced the heads of these…

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FROM BEYOND @ NEW YORK IS DEAD

By JASON DEAN In 2006, brothers Lucas and Jason Ajemian transcribed the Black Sabbath song ‘Into The Void’ backwards and arranged it for a classical orchestra. The piece, entitled ‘From Beyond,’ was scheduled to be performed 4 times in association…

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THE BOOKS @ THE WHITNEY

By JASON DEAN What I knew of The Books from their 3 previous albums was that they were fellow documenters, appreciators of the sample, the sound collage, the tapes from answering machines at the salvation army. I later found out…

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DOUG AITKEN: SLEEPWALKERS @ MOMA

By JASON DEAN Approaching the museum from 5th avenue I could see people already lined up across the street, against the wall, facing the MoMA entrance. There was a pretzel vender on the sidewalk, listening to the radio and I…

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I’M A CROTCHETY OLD MAN

By JASON DEAN At art school in NY city, I learned an important lesson that no ridiculous amount of tuition could have taught me: no one is about to hold your hand in any way and the real world should…

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THE GIFT @ ART IN GENERAL, NYC

By JASON DEAN Gift and Commodity Transactions in Contemporary Practice, a lecture hosted by Art in General Art is not an ordinary commodity. Art is not a loaf of bread: it’s easy to figure out how much it costs to…

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RUNE OLSEN @ SAMSON PROJECTS

By JASON DEAN Print this article …Yet man to-day is the same man that drank from his enemy’s skull in the dark German forests, that sacked cities, and stole his women from neighboring clans like any howling aborigine. The flesh-and-blood…