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Millennium Film Workshop In Trouble: Meeting 18 Sept. 2011

story © Michael Betancourt | published September 17, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Public Meeting to Save the Millennium
Sunday, September 18, 7:30pm
Millennium Film Workshop
66 E 4th btw 2nd and Bowery

Tell everyone you know and have them tell everybody they know. This is the time to come together to save this important institution.




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Chapter from Walls, Diaries and Paintings

story © Michael Betancourt | published April 17, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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The text to the chapter I wrote for Jose Parla: Walls, Diaries, Paintings is posted on my website.






 
Ben Rubin's Typewriter

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 9, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Ben Rubin's video sculpture Anecdotal History (2011) types out excerpts from Wikileaks. This was my favorite piece at this year's Armory Fair in NYC, shown by the Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery.




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Walls, Diaries, and Paintings

story © Michael Betancourt | published February 12, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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an exhibition of paintings by JOS PARL
MARCH 3 - APRIL 16, 2011
OPENING RECEPTION: THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 6 - 9 PM

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery will be shoing a solo exhibition of the Brooklyn-based artist Jos Parl. Walls, Diaries, and Paintings features fifteen new paintings, that chronicle Parls exploration of the diverse places and cultures he has traversed. From Istanbul to Havana, from Tokyo to New York, the colors and textures of the neighborhoods and alleyways have found a forceful and moving resolution in Parls works that are both inspirational and revealing.




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Pre-Order Jos Parl: Walls, Diaries, and Paintings

story © Michael Betancourt | published January 22, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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I wrote a chapter in this book: Jos Parl: Walls, Diaries, and Paintings. It's available for pre-order on the publisher's website, and is slated to ship in February 2011.