Wednesday Clips 7/15/2009

Short and sweet, here’s what’s caught my eye this week: *The Art Newspaper interviews Bruce Naumann after he won the Golden Lion at Venice. (via Art Observed). *Artnet analyzes the art stimulus package. *Bloggers, take note: now you can filter Google image...
Facebook, the new face of…everything?

Facebook, the new face of…everything?

An interesting piece up today on ReadWriteWeb on the growth and development of Facebook and how it’s changing the world. Some scary Godzilla/Hal/Ceylon overtones to blog writer Marshall Kirkpatrick’s characterizations, prompted by Facebook’s...
RIP Dash Snow

RIP Dash Snow

Spotted this news on AFC. It appears that artist Dash Snow died Monday night from a heroin overdose. via Roberta Smith for the NYT: “Dash Snow, a promising young New York artist, died Monday night at Lafayette House, a hotel in Lower Manhattan. He was 27 and...

Tuesday’s Video Pick

This week’s video pick is Bruce Nauman’s Walking in an Exaggerated Manner around the Perimeter of a Square (1967-68). Paul Garcia of Not Coming to a Theater Near You has a piece about it. You should also check out their blog to see some of the other films...
Semic and Asemic Writing in Art

Semic and Asemic Writing in Art

Not anti-semitic writing, dummy, asemic writing. Har har. But seriously, I’m digging on both these things today. First, the idea of asemia, or more specifically of asemic writing as it pertains to art which, despite my proclivities for this type of thing,...