The John Waters Collection Doesn’t Hate You, but Contemporary Art Still Might
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The John Waters Collection Doesn’t Hate You, but Contemporary Art Still Might

Someone was taking a dump in The John Waters Restrooms at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Was it an art-inspired intestinal emergency or a dedicated tribute to the filmmaker whose major public stink involved Divine sampling some doggy-doo in the filthy finale of Pink Flamingos? Or perhaps, this intrepid museum-goer previously devoured John’s chapter “Act … Continue reading

Filthy Dreams’s GIF Review: Kathe Burkhart’s “From The Liz Taylor Series” At Mary Boone
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Filthy Dreams’s GIF Review: Kathe Burkhart’s “From The Liz Taylor Series” At Mary Boone

Why hello there, dearest Filthy Dreams readers! And welcome to the newest installment of our GIF review series. This GIF review focuses on Kathe Burkhart’s exhibition From The Liz Taylor Series at the swanky uptown Mary Boone Gallery. Why they even had a pianist in the lobby to make sure you knew it was fancy. With monumental paintings … Continue reading

So Many Men So Little Time: Cheim & Read’s ‘The Female Gaze, Part 2: Women Look At Men’
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So Many Men So Little Time: Cheim & Read’s ‘The Female Gaze, Part 2: Women Look At Men’

2016 seems to be the year that the art world rediscovered women. Well, at least in their summer group shows. With this glut of all-women exhibitions, there are valid arguments on either side whether all-women shows are good for the careers of women artists. On one hand, women could be slotted solely as “women artists”–their careers relegated to essentialism and on the other, increased visibility is never a bad thing. Continue reading