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Tag Archives: Jeff Koons
William Grimes’s front-page piece in Sunday’s New York Times pinpoints one of the great tragedies of our times. Museum Rules: Talk Softly, and Carry No Selfie Stick In a famous lab trial, a chimp named Sultan put two interlocking sticks … Continue reading
It’s auction season for the arterati, and yesterday’s New York Times was the Antietam of tony gavel houses in the Big Town. There was, for instance, this Christie’s ad in the A section: Which sends us to this video presented by Loic … Continue reading
Full-page ad from Friday’s New York Times: Seriously? Thirty-five million dollars for a tired, lame-to-begin-with koncept? That would make history alright. Historic idiocy.
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
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