I don’t know about you but I am really stoked that this week is over. On this week’s round up we check out the Somali pirates business model, what it is like to suffer from first person shooter disease, and yet another art gallery is shutting it’s doors. I am heading over to the West Loop to catch some shows.Â Hope I will see some of you out and about at openings. Take Care.
- Living with First-Person Shooter Disease.
- Millennium Park pavilion delayed yet again.
- A Robot Teaches itself to smile…or grimace, or something.
- The first official Blip Festival Europe will take place at Denmark’s Platform4 on July 24th and 25th.
- “The massive Panorama of the City of New York at the Queens Museum of Art, built for the ’64 World’s Fair, is now a 9,335-square-foot symbol of the mortage meltdown” (via Curbed)
- Two Joseph Beuys pieces are deteriorating at the Walker Art Center.
- I spent a lot of time this week on the Printer Resources for Independent Art Publishers site. Seriously sweet.
- Culture Monster weighs in on the Orange County Museum of Art deal.
- I am digging this months Wired article Cutthroat Capitalism: An Economic Analysis of the Somali Pirate Business Model artwork.
- NEXT 2010 has an open invitation for proposals.
- Finally, someone compares on demand printing services.
- “Caren Golden Fine Art suspending regular exhibitions after July 10.” via ( aczine)
- River CafÃ© in Brooklyn suing New York’s Public Art Fund and Olafur Eliasson for damage from last year’s waterfalls.
- And in case you were wondering here is my summer jam.
On this weekly roundup we check out Robogeisha, a surprisingly versatile robot, half a Century of Nuclear Explosions, and Brooklyn is burning. Actually this sounds like a rather apocalyptic roundup for Independence Day.
Buckminster Fuller closes This Sunday July 5th at the MCA Chicago.
Scientists tour Creationism Museum: “And there was a feeling of unhappiness, too, about the extent to which mainstream scientists and evolutionists are demonized — that if you don’t accept the Answers in Genesis vision of the history of Earth and life, you’re contributing to the ills of society and of the church.” via Boing Boing
Plural Blog has a video of Half a Century of Nuclear Explosions. 2053 atomic explosions have occurred. frightening and yet strangle hypnotic.
The Museum of Forgotten Art Supplies.
Glasstire breaks down the reasons why Jerry Saltz should have a blog.
Fan made Persepolis 2.0 documenting the post elections in Iran.
Brooklyn is Burning…”the one-night event takes gender bending to whole new heights, featuring the work of emerging artists interested in expanding the boundaries of sex, sexuality, the body and whatever is left in between.” via Cool Hunting
Art Fag City speaks with casting director, Nick Gilhool of Bavo’s new art reality show.