Rindy Sam a french artist has taken it upon herself to add to the Cy Twombly cannon by placing a deep red lipstick kiss on an unnamed 9’x6′ painting valued at more than $2m (Â£970,000). Ms Rindy has been charged with criminal damage after kissing it and told reporters afterwards while leaving the local police station.
“I left a kiss, A red stain remained on the canvas… This red stain is testimony to this moment, to the power of art.”
“Cy Twombly has left this white for me.”
She then went home and placed a check mark on her lists of lifetime accomplishments where it said abandon any real artistic contribution in life and get arrested & fined around $10,000 for kissing a $2m painting just so the name Rindy gets in the newspaper for a week.
Joanna, Amanda and Terri talk to Green Lantern Director Caroline Picard.
Marc and Brian talk to the Aaron Gach of the Center for Tactical Magic in San Francisco.
Richard continues his slide into “Ed Asner”dom.
This week Duncan and Richard talk to Julie Rodrigues Widholm and a number of the artists from the hot hot hot new show at the MCA – Escultura Social: A New Generation of Art from Mexico City.
Duncan talks to Packard Jennings about his residency at ThreeWalls.
Richard is turning into Ed Anger.
THIS WEEK: Superstar gallerist Jack Hanley is interviewed by Brian and Marc. Our own beloved Mike Benedetto reviews Terry Gilliam’s Tideland and is responsible for the intro to this week’s show. The London bureau’s Christian and Emily talk about lots of gallery shows.
Jeff Wall, people! Canadian superstar Jeff Wall is interviewed by Duncan and Richard when he was in
Chicago for the opening of his huge new show at the Art Institute of Chicago:
June 29-September 23, 2007
Chicago talk to Terri and Joanna at the Printers Row Book Fair.
Finally, Amanda is leaving for