I wondered what that was this morning – I just thought they were expensive maracas.
Clicking on the image takes you to a page where other brand name artists who have designed themes to enhance your Google page.
This article, from the many art press sources I read daily (and only post when something pops up that I find interesting or unexpected) wins for the week, maybe even the month.
A thief in Paris planned to steal some paintings from the Louvre.
After careful planning, he got past security, stole the paintings and made it safely to his van. However, he was captured only two blocks away when his van ran out of gas.
When asked how he could mastermind such a crime and the make such an obvious error, he replied,
“Monsieur that is the reason I stole the paintings.
I had no Monet
to buy Degas
to make the Van Gogh
See if you have De Gaulle to publicly post this on your blog.
I did because I figured I had nothing Toulouse.
Haha, sorry everyone – I promise graphs on the art market next time!
to buy your Artini tickets!
Don’t forget that Fall Fete tickets sold out last year creating a black market …
Did you know that in SE Asia (most notably Thailand & Burma) due to censorship and isolation paint, canvases and other art supplies must be bought on the black market … one would argue that this is probably a good indicator that these “emerging markets” aren’t quite ready to open up
An exhibition of works by recent art school graduates
August 2 – September 6, 2008
Deadline: Saturday June 7, 2008
Notification: No later than June 21, 2008
Eligibility: Artists who have graduated in 2007 or 2008 and are available for gallery exhibition
Application must include:
Submitted materials will be handled with care, but Irvine Contemporary cannot assume responsibility for lost or damaged materials.
Lauren Gentile, Assistant Director
1412 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Irvine Contemporary specializes in contemporary art by emerging and mid-career artists with growing national and international reputations. We participate in major nation and international art fairs and have launched the careers of young artists now in major private and institutional collections.
Only 7 more nights to find your favorite Artini before the Feature Event on April 30th!
Your drinking schedule:
Tuesday, April 8
6:30 p.m. – Le Bar/Ici Urban Bistro
7:30 p.m. – Bobby Van’s Steakhouse
Thursday, April 10
6:30 p.m. – Poste Moderne
7:30 p.m. – Inde Bleu
Tuesday, April 15
6:30 p.m. – Teatro Goldoni
Thursday, April 17
6:30 p.m. – Perry’s Restaurant
7:30 p.m. – Napoleon Bistro & Lounge
Tuesday, April 22
6:30 p.m. – West End Bistro
7:30 p.m. – M Bar Lounge
Thursday, April 24
6:30 p.m. – Topaz Bar
Tuesday, April 29
6:30 p.m. – Hudson
See you there!
Best Fair: Volta
Best Booth: Fred London Ltd at Volta NY with Cathy de Monchaux‘s installation
Best Chelsea Gallery Show: Angelo Filomeno: Betrayed Witches at Gallery Lelong
Best Auction Deal: Jeremy Blake’s print, Liquid Villa in the April 2 Contemporary Sale Sotheby’s (only went for $6250 – the reserve)
Best Armory Show Deal: Johan Nobell’s work in the Andréhn-Schiptjenko booth
Most interesting work at the Whitney Biennial: Omer Fast: The Casting
Stupidest Thing I Said: asking Sweet P from Project Runway why she looked so familiar and if we went to the same gym
Cathy de Monchaux in her installation at Volta (thank you Mary Barone for the image)
Johan Nobell – The Pond, 2007. Oil on linen, 27 x 35 7/8 in.