Chelsea Art Museum WTF?

Chelsea Art Museum WTF?

Yesterday I posted an entry about the Chelsea Art Museum’s cancellation of their show The Aesthetics of Torture. It now appears that their Chief Curator, Manon Slome has resigned for “personal reasons”. I had originally reported that CAM president...
Francis Alÿs Artist Lecture at The Renaissance Society

Francis Alÿs Artist Lecture at The Renaissance Society

Francis Alÿs has a show opening this Sunday, Sep 28, 2008 at 4:00 pm at The Renaissance Society. He will be giving an artist talk from 5-6pm in University of Chicago’s Cobb Hall. Cobb Hall is located directly below the Ren in room 307. I saw Alÿs’ show,...
Farnsworth House Flooded

Farnsworth House Flooded

This is old news but still worth posting. Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House was flooded earlier this month due to heavy rains. If you are interested in donating to help with preservation check out the Farnsworth House website. Via the Farnswoth House website:...
Black Romantic

Black Romantic

Art21’s blog has posted an interview with former BAS guest Kerry James Marshall. They sat down with Marshall while he was installing his show “Black Romantic” at Jack Shainman Gallery. The video on their website is worth checking out. Below is an...
Guggenheim Names New Director

Guggenheim Names New Director

via the New York Times: After a seven-month search, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation on Tuesday named Richard Armstrong of the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh as its next director. Mr. Armstrong, 59, who has been director of the Carnegie for 12 years,...