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In Bushwick, there is a very small cube of an all-white space that is equal parts dancer's oasis and asylum (the walls are intentionally padded). Called Otion Front Studio, it houses rehearsals and performances for artists who are working at the intersection of dance, performance art, and modes of expression that escape and defy definition. More than just a physical space, Otion Front Studio serves as the nucleus for Otion Front collective, a group...
In a room hung with blue and purple crushed velvet curtains, an actor, Matthew Korahais, plays an electric organ with one hand and gestures to a half-open coffin shaped like a Hostess Ho Ho. It's a coffin for kids who die young from tasty, nasty things—he sings this in rhymes, his face semi-sad. He's hilarious. Korahais' little scene is a comic interlude in Doomocracy, a house of real-life horrors created by artist Pedro Reyes, directed by Meghan Finn, and written...
Hillary's fat and still has emails, a Filipino fisherman found a 75-pound pearl and then kept it hidden under his bed for ten years, and policemen in France are forcing women to take their clothes off. A standard week, all things considered. Planning to stay inside and click about it? Boring. Get out. Here are all the art things you should do and see this week instead of slurping fifteen mezcalitas and slamming four pounds of guac with your girlfriends. OUCHI GALLERY: OVERFITTING Curator Yujia...
It's a complete myth that there's nothing art-related worth seeing in August in New York. Things slow down, for sure, but look at all this! Gorgeous paintings in Bushwick, performances in Downtown Brooklyn, "lost" photographs of young Truman Capote—and yes, the Olympics. Because that's art too. Don't miss out on all the good stuff because your face is stuck to your air conditioner with one eye on The Get Down.  UNDERDONK GALLERY: WOOGIE — OSAMU KOBAYASHI Kobayashi's paintings have a...

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