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The Art of the Party: "50 Parties" by Ryan McGinness

New York-Art Inspection

In 2009, the New York artist Ryan McGinness put aside his art practice to throw a party every week for 50 weeks at his Chinatown Studio. To celebrate the launch of "50 Parties," the latest book from Standard Press, we sat down with McGinness to hear how the project upended his life and career, nearly wrecked his studio, and why he did it anyway.

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