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Andrea McGinty



Andrea McGinty is an artist and writer living and working in New York, NY. She was born in 1985 in Sunrise, Florida. Andrea is fascinated by the way language can subtly reflect our societal conditions when filtered through intimate relationships. She received her MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Andrea has exhibited both nationally and internationally.

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February 8th, 2018

50% Off Erotica for V-Day

"My mind was too blown away to even move my hand" – Miranda July50% OFF EROTICA !!!!!! VALENTINE'S DAY SALEENDS FEB 15TH. Do you hate your boyfriend?Distract yourself with New Lovers this Valentine's day!50% off all books in the New Lovers erotica series for Valentine's Day starting today, February ... more

November 6th, 2017

Publisher's Note: Lock Him Up

In light of the resignation of Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman after a lawsuit was filed in New York accusing him of sexually harassing at least nine women in episodes that stretched back almost a decade, as well as the continuing fallout from allegations of sexual harassment and assault agai... more

September 19th, 2017

Badlands at NYABF 2017

Badlands is pleased to participate in the 2017 New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 (Booth M03, Ground Floor). This year, Badlands will premiere our first installation: a not-so-faithful replica of Y.P. 99¢ & UP, the retail store we operate in the Lower East Side. Like Y.P., you'll be able to buy ... more

May 31st, 2017

Bookforum Reviews New Lovers for Summer Sex Issue

Christine Smallwood wrote about the New Lovers series in Bookforum's Luxury & Degradation column as part of their summer sex issue. She focuses on Larissa Pham's Fantasian and Lex Brown's My Wet Hot Drone Summer while also discussing the general aims and goals of erotica and how New Lovers fits ... more

February 7th, 2017

Valentine's Day Erotica Sale ❤︎

For Valentine's Day, Badlands is offering a special sale on all our erotica. All paperbacks will be $9! We are also offering an exclusive New Lovers Bundle which includes all NINE erotica titles in the series along with a New Lovers drawstring bag and a very special New Proverbs Valentine's Card. Th... more

November 25th, 2016

Blowout Sale For Savage Times

Just in time for the holiday season, Badlands is slashing prices on books and works to help you live through /this/

November 14th, 2016

New Lovers Featured on AskMen SEX100

Men's lifestyle site AskMen included the New Lovers series in their SEX100 list (at #88!) of the people, shows, products, places and trends changing the way people have (and think about) sex in 2016."Featuring a fresh, often startlingly artistic approach to erotica, the series runs the gamut of what... more

April 27th, 2016

AnOther Magazine Talks All Things New Lovers w/ Badlands

Reba Maybury of AnOther Magazine interviewed Badlands founder Paul Chan and director Micaela Durand and they discussed Badlands’ erotica publishing ethos as well as the goals and future of the series. “We hope New Lovers can be a survival manual for sex in the 21st century, where survival today for ... more

June 29th, 2015

C Magazine Reviews New Lovers

Tess Edmonson reviewed the New Lovers trilogy for the summer issue of the Toronto-based C Magazine. Delving into the three titles, she writes: "...all three novels rely on elements of the unknown on which to focus their subjects’ desire – perhaps all sexual fantasy does to a certain extent."Get the ... more

June 23rd, 2015

Badlands Profiled in New Issue of Cultured Magazine

The June/July issue of Cultured Magazine features a profile of Paul and Badlands by Maxwell Williams in which New Lovers and Hippias Minor are discussed as well as the similarities between being an artist and being a publisher. As Paul puts it in the piece:“...I think we realize that the experience ... more

May 11th, 2015

Hyperallergic Says We're Creating a Haven with New Lovers

Hyperallergic's Jessica Gross recently dug into the the New Lovers trilogy, dubbing Lilth Wes' We Love Lucy her favorite of the three. Gross goes on to praise what New Lovers as a whole stands for: "More important — vastly important — is that books of this nature have a forum and a champion. Traditi... more

April 13th, 2015

The Art Newspaper Reviews Paul's Guggenheim Show

The Art Newspaper's Orit Gat recently reviewed Paul's show at the Guggenheim, Nonprojections for New Lovers, highlighting its simplicity, minimalism, and thoughtfulness.Discussing the "New Lovers" proofs in the show Gat says, "The proofs demonstrate that the structure of a museum exhibition can be u... more

March 12th, 2015

Nonprojections and New Lovers on ARTINFO

Noelle Bodick of BLOUIN ARTINFO covers Paul Chan's Hugo Boss exhibition, "Nonprojections for New Lovers" currently on view at the Guggenheim. Bodick posits that Chan's Nonprojections, "a response to the image-saturated world" have more in common with our erotica series [New Lovers] than one might as... more

February 16th, 2015

ARTnews with Sneak Peak into New Lovers

Just in time for Valentines... Andrew Russeth of Artnews previews the upcoming releases for New Lovers. He writes, "Note that if you work in a moderately corporate environment you may want to wait until you’re home to give it a read. Badlands has also sent along some photos of people reading the “Ne... more