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The Arts Seen in NYC (Picasso Everywhere! Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town for the weekend and, say, it was swell. (Not to mention All Pablo All the Time.) Here, in roughly chronological order, is some of what we caught. FRIDAY • Picasso & … Continue reading

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While We Were Out (The Art Seen In New York)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Big Town last week and here’s some of what we saw. For starters, a couple of galleries in Chelsea. (Sign o’ the Times: A billboard for a storage facility that said, … Continue reading

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Call It The Ga-GO-sian Gallery

The other day the hardlooking staff noted that Art Shark Damien Hirst had dumped his longtime partner Gagosian Gallery, which last year, as the New York Times Artsbeat blog reported, “gave Damien Hirst all 11 of its spaces around the world … Continue reading

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Like A Shark, Damien Hirst Needs To Keep Moving

Call him Dimien Hirst. The British celebropop artist who made his bones with a shark carcass and a platinum human skull covered with 8,601 diamonds is now reaping skeletal returns on his artwork, as this recent Businessweek piece reported: For all … Continue reading

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Like A Trolling Stone

Bob Dylan, it turns out, is a transmedia pickpocket. The legendary song/writer has already been accused of lifting material for his 2006 album “Modern Times” from obscure Civil War poet Henry Timrod; stealing passages from Junichi Saga’s Japanese gangster novel “Confessions of … Continue reading

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WSJ Left Hand, Meet WSJ Right Hand

Apparently, Wall Street Journal editors don’t read their own paper. Last week the Journal ran an op-ed piece about ripoff artist Richard Prince getting busted for appropriating other people’s work (specifically “[the] book ‘Yes, Rasta,’ by French photographer Patrick Cariou, … Continue reading

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Ansell Kiefer

From Friday’s New York Times op-ed page: THE SEASONS | ANSELM KIEFER Before Spring Anselm Kiefer, “Snow Melt in the Odenwald,” 2010, gouache on photographic paper. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery, New York. Text on the work is translated as follows: Snow melt … Continue reading

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