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Meeting #6: Wither New Republic?

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Special Joint Meeting -

#CBIC and Contemporary Art Magazines Reading Group Collaboration

 

Wither New Republic?

Monday, January 12, 2015

NEW INC

New Museum

235 Bowery

http://newinc.org/

 

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(Please note that RSVPs are essential. There is no limit on the number of participants but we will not let anyone in past 7:15PM).

 

The urgent questions of CBIC have aligned directly with the historic demise of one of the paramount journals of arts and politics, the New Republic. At the same time, the type of examination of particular forms of critical writing and publishing that takes place at the Contemporary Art Magazines Reading Group makes for an interesting opportunity for these two discourses to convene on the subject of the maelstrom that is the post-hughes New Republic. Is a magazine an institution? What did Hughes do that so rankled his world class editors? What does it mean to be a digital publication?
 

  1. Press Release announcing Gabriel Snyder and the magazine’s Venture Capital Fund http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119470/press-release-guy-vidra-general-manager-yahoo-news-tnr-ceo

 

  1. Vidra’s now historic all-staff memo

https://twitter.com/ravisomaiya/status/540606035049054208

 

  1. Resignation Letters

 

Jed Perl   http://news.artnet.com/in-brief/art-critic-jed-perl-quits-the-new-republic-192785

others http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/12/05/the-new-republic-implodes.html

  1. Ryan Lizza’s New Yorker Piece

http://www.newyorker.com/%E2%80%A6/new%E2%80%A6/inside-collapse-new-republic

 

  1. Rebuttal - Chris Hughes' op-ed in the Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chris-hughes-crafting-a-sustainable-new-republic/2014/12/07/2138faf6-7e28-11e4-9f38-95a187e4c1f7_story.html

 

  1. A new New Republic - Gabriel Snyder's Note to Readers

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120619/new-republic-editor-chief-gabriel-snyders-note-readers


Selections of Art Criticism from TNR back issues

 

  1. Jed Perl, Symbolism at the National Gallery -http://content.ebscohost.com/ContentServer.asp?T=P&P=AN&K=9611367&S=R&D=fjh&EbscoContent=dGJyMMTo50SeqLQ4wtvhOLCmr0yep65Srq%2B4TbeWxWXS&ContentCustomer=dGJyMPGptU%2BwrrNPuePfgeyx44Dt6fIA

  2. Jed Perl, Social Action - http://content.ebscohost.com/ContentServer.asp?T=P&P=AN&K=50659880&S=R&D=fjh&EbscoContent=dGJyMMTo50SeqLQ4wtvhOLCmr0yep65Ssq64SLOWxWXS&ContentCustomer=dGJyMPGptU%2BwrrNPuePfgeyx44Dt6fIA

  3. Robert Hughes, on Julian Schnabel    http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?sid=45f7da6a-6a6d-4cf3-ab81-7a00dc06861e%40sessionmgr4005&vid=3&hid=4109

 

 

 
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