Special Art PrOn Edition!!
*Visitors to the Art Institute have a jaywalking problem (Chicago Tribune).
*Getty Research Institute to close Bibliography on the History of Art (BHA, IBA) (via CAA news).
*NEA Survey indicates arts audiences getting older, scarcer (er, more scarce) (CAA News).
* Top ten best Star Wars architecture. The comparisons to real-life buildings are fascinating. (via Culture Monster).
*The history of Jewish punk.
*Shady deal: Orange County Museum of Art sells much of its plein air painting collection to a private collector. Read about it at Culture Monster and Modern Art Notes.
*I like to watch: Robbie Cooper’s Immersion: Porn (via boingboing).
*More pr0n: Russian Art Collective Voina (WAR) stages controversial exhibition (via boingboing).
*Even more pr0n!!: Highlights from the World Air Sex Championships (The XX Factor).
*Students design exhibitions that get people to talk to each other (talk! as in, ‘in person’!) (via Tomorrow Museum).
*The drawings of Chicago artist Deb Sokolow featured on Beautiful/Decay.
*You are what you Tweet: Twitter Psychology Profiling (via Avant Chicago).
*Writer Dave Eggers tells those bummed about loss of print to buck up.
*Justin Wolfe at songsaboutbuildingsandfood covers Freebird, and it’s lovely. (Thanks to Art Fag City for linking to this blog a few weeks back — I’ve been hooked ever since).
**(Image Credit: Robbie Cooper’s Immersion: Porn).