- Heart As Arena: No.
The Warhol Museum no longer allows press, or anyone else, to take photos! [Update: press must get a photo pass in advance.]
tags: warhol no-photography photography
- New York Based Gay Magazines Are Thriving -- New York Magazine
mentions Shoot, Butt Magazine, K48, Straight to Hell, etc.
tags: queer magazine zine glbt
- Ada Louise Huxtable, the Dean of Architecture Critics, Discusses New York - NYTimes.com
Architecture is one of my weak points when it comes to the arts, but she has always been one of my favorite critics.
tags: architecture interview ada-louise-huxtable
- Fanboy.com > How Can You Call Yourself Educated if You Haven?t Seen Citizen Kane?
tags: culture film citizenkane
December 2008 Archives
- Art Fag City > The Art Fag City Year End Fundraiser
My favorite art blogger is having a fundraiser so that she can devote her time to blogging rather than day jobs. Give some (tax-deductible) money and we all benefit!
tags: art blog fundraising
- The Associated Press: NY Times published fake letter from Paris mayor
The New York Times published a fake letter from the mayor of Paris criticizing Caroline Kennedy's bid for a U.S. Senate seat as "appalling" and "not very democratic."
tags: newyorktimes letter caroline-kennedy
- CC licensed book uses Bauhaus to teach design software - Boing Boing
A new book - intro to media design - by Michael Mandiberg and Xtine Burrough
tags: bauhaus design webdesign creativecommons book adobe
- Two Coats of Paint: Art Blogger Think Tank on January 18 in Brooklyn, NY
Art blog gathering at Pocket Utopia Jan. 18. Save the date!
tags: art brooklyn bushwick blogs
- Letter from Berlin: German Spy Revelations Put Steinmeier on the Defensive - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International
German intelligence assisted the US with planning in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
tags: germany iraq war
- Edward_ Winkleman: Passing the Exhausted Hares
Ed reveals his new book (coming out July 2009) on starting and running an art gallery
tags: art gallery business startup
Velda Setterfield, photo by Steve Gunther
Q: Will he toe the mark?
A: Not if he can find it.
Do NOT miss David Gordon's re-imagining of his 1982 piece "Trying Times" at Dance Theater Workshop through December 20th. Parts of it are hilarious -- as in the quote above during a mock trial of his postmodernist tendencies -- and one duet was so beautiful I got tears in my eyes.
Barnaby Whitfield, Cute Overload II (thanks Michael-Anne Rauback!), 2008, Pastel on Paper, 22.5 by 30 inches, Pastel On Paper
Sad news from one of my favorite galleries: 31 Grand is closing and is having a final one-day show on Saturday, December 20th.
Megan Bush continues to work as an independent stylist while chasing after Polly the chihuahua and 4-year-old Henry. Heather Stephens continues to art direct at the Wall Street Journal and is joining Black & White Gallery in Chelsea.
I'm doing a server move, and I accidentally used the notifications feature to send emails to about 20 people. My bad.
Eyal Danieli, Some of My Best Friends, 2008
Silkscreen and watercolor on Yupo plastic sheeting or Rives BFK paper
19.5 × 23 inches
Edition of 16 unique prints
For those that read James's post on Eyal Danieli's show at Elizabeth Harris Gallery and would like to have one of his works at a reasonable price, here is a chance. Element Editions has released an edition of 16 unique prints by the artist for $450. Go get one before they're all gone.