Ed Ruscha’s business card http://assets.flavorwire.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/ed.jpg Love it!
From Artinfo: In Revolutionary Syria, Galleries Become Refuges and Artists Turn Dissident http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/860156/in-revolutionary-syria-galleries-become-refuges-and-artists
From Art21, A previously unpublished interview with Carrie Mae Weems: Dance, Bodies, and Aging http://bit.ly/Wi9562
From HyperAllergic: Brazilian Government Gives Workers $25 a Month for Culture http://hyperallergic.com/64052/brazilian-government-gives-workers-25-a-month-for-culture/ Say, what?! and then, back in the USA…
Bill introduced by 23 year old GOP state representative (noob) seeks to eliminate funding for Oklahoma Arts Council http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/culture/la-et-cm-bill-eliminate-oklahoma-arts-council-funding-20130124,0,1479670.story His idea isn’t the only thing scary
From Artinfo: 3 Hard Truths About the Art Market: It’s Nasty, Brutish, and Short-Sighted http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/856468/3-hard-truths-about-the-art-market-its-nasty-brutish-and-short And this is new news??
Getty Hands Google Users Free Commercial Images… Photographers Get $12 http://www.aphotoeditor.com/2013/01/16/getty-hands-google-users-free-commercial-images-photographers-get-12/ w-t-f
South American artist Jorge Selaron, dies near his life’s work: 215 steps into a kaleidoscope of brightly hued tiles from all over the world, transforming a dingy, urine-scented alley and stairs into a rambunctious “tribute to the Brazilian people.” http://www.sfgate.com/art/article/Artist-s-body-found-near-his-life-s-work-4208961.php#ixzz2JA0xwcaa
Hiroshi Sugimoto’s “Revolution”-seventeen photographs taken over the course of a decade, 1986–1997, exhibited for the first time in Munich. http://hyperallergic.com/63834/hiroshi-sugimotos-revolution/ Amazing work.
Andy Warhol’s unseen early drawings unveiled in the UK http://gu.com/p/3d7kk/tw
For Those Without History, a Memorial Museum in Chile http://hyperallergic.com/64012/for-those-without-history-a-memorial-museum-in-chile/ Incredible museum dedicated to memorializing the thousands of victims and disappeared during the Pinochet regime.
Zurich Clockmaker Miki Eleta’s Hippocampus, 2.8 metre-tall clock w musical movement that will not repeat for 100 yrs+ http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/859455/zurich-clockmaker-miki-eleta-presents-hippocampus So who will be around to verify this?
From HyperAllergic: Lets all argue about Digital Art http://hyperallergic.com/63985/lets-all-argue-about-digital-art/ Yes, let’s do…but read the Claire Bishop Art Forum story which sparked all this first (Sept 2012): http://artforum.com/inprint/issue=201207&id=31944&pagenum=0