Art & Pancakes, October 7th, 2012

Art news tidbits for your Sunday morning….Enjoy!! ~b

You knew someone was going to do this….Beast Jesus Comes Alive with a Halloween Costume http://hyperallergic.com/58003/best-halloween-costume-ever-beast-jesus-comes-alive/

Kiln Envy: Jun Kaneko’s massive kiln  http://musingaboutmud.blogspot.com/2012/09/suddenly-my-32-cubic-foot-kiln-seems.html

William Kentridge’s Trauerarbeit: ‘Kentridge describes his multi-layered exploration of the past as a Trauerarbeit, referencing Freud’s ideas about dealing with trauma through re-experiencing it.’ http://www.artslant.com/ams/articles/show/32099  My new favorite word.

Artists Uta Barth and An-My Le are two of 23 winners of the MacArthur Genius Grant Awards 2012 http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/2012-macarthur-foundation-genius-grant-winners-17370305#.UGqcnhjyBe4

Via Tyler Green: Carrie Mae Weems on racist stereotypes: http://manpodcast.com  I ♥ CMW.

Shortsighted 101: Emory University closes their Visual Arts department, among others http://www.artsatl.com/2012/09/emory-restructure-college-arts-sciences-eliminate-visual-arts-department/

A life cut too short.….Discovering a Young Photographer, and Her Tragic Tale: Esther Kroon http://nyti.ms/SDsl7V

Thought provoking Sunday reading from one of our favorite websites, NonSite: The Aesthetic Politics of Affect http://nonsite.org/review/radically-private-and-pretty-uncoded

Picasso Descendants Plan Authentication Group http://galleristny.com/?p=34502 as opposed to other groups disbanding authentication committees.

US art dealers make London scene a battleground http://gu.com/p/3bvgg/tw  It’s not (really) about the art, is it?

William Utermohlen: Art and Alzheimer’s video.  Art historian Patricia Utermohlen speaks about her brilliant late husband, the artist William Utermohlen. http://vimeo.com/38782917   And a link to a chronology of his self portraits: http://www.emergentuniverse.org/#/inside   Heartbreaking.

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