Wednesday Clips 6/10/09

Wednesday Clips 6/10/09

Here’s hoping Meg’s sister “Peanut” Manuel kicks some ass at the US Boxing Championships!! *Bruce Nauman’s Topological Gardens wins Golden Lion for best Pavillion at Venice Biennale (Art 21). *John Baldessari and Yoko Ono receive Golden...
Robert Colescott dies at 83

Robert Colescott dies at 83

Painter Robert Colescott has died at the age of 83. From his New York Times obituary, by Roberta Smith: “Mr. Colescott represented the United States at the Venice Biennale in 1997, the first African-American to do so. By then he was well known for pitting the...
Objectified

Objectified

Last Saturday Lauren and I checked out Gary Hustwit’s latest film Objectified at the Gene Siskel Film Center. I have to be honest, I loved Hustwit’s previous documentary Helvetica, so I was really excited to see a new design documentary. The film asks the...

Tuesday’s Video Pick

I am in Denver at the moment watching my sister box in the US National Championships. I am heading over to the MCA Denver to check out their Damien Hirst and Anthony Goicolea shows. For Tuesaday’s pick I chose Anthony Goicolea’s Act of...