Oversize Art, How Does It Fit In A Undersize Economy?

Oversize Art, How Does It Fit In A Undersize Economy?

Kelly Crow with the Wall Street Journal kicks off the new Weekly full color arts coverage in WSJ magazine with “Out Size Art” an article that explores the influence that the recession has on consumers desire to invest in large-scale art installation...

Art Institute Lays off 22 Employees, or 3% of Staff

Further on Christopher’s post from this morning, here’s more info on the Art Institute layoffs, from the Chicago Tribune: “The Art Institute of Chicago has laid off 22 employees, or 3 percent of its staff, as part of a larger series of cost-cutting...

Fridays Links Roundup

On this weeks roundup we check out the conservation of contemporary art, AFC’s recap of Venice and Basel, and most importantly cats getting stoned via boing boing. Hope everyone has a great weekend and maybe well see you at galleries tonight. Paddy...
Breaking News: Art Institute Layoffs

Breaking News: Art Institute Layoffs

We just heard that The Art Institute of Chicago has laid of a good many of it’s employees today and there will be a town-hall tomorrow where other cost saving measures will be announced. To those who lost their jobs today, be sure to thank Alderman...