When last we visited Charlie Rose, he was baffling Richard Serra by asking the artist hypothetical questions about being himself. Last night Rose had another Monumental Male Artist on the show, Jeff Koons — because, as Rose says, Koons is “having a moment.”Continue Reading →
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This week, defining “public,” the Mona Lisa of digital art, the most modern curator, Baffler online, white flags over Brooklyn, the Chinese role in WWI, Americans eligible for Man Booker prize for the first time, and more.Continue Reading →
“‘It’s a very tangled mess,’ said Gary Samore, a former national security aide to Mr. Obama.” That’s the sum of current events as reported in an article on Obama’s response to the crises mounting around the world that appeared in Wednesday’s New York Times. Samore continues: “You name it, the world is aflame. Foreign policy […]Continue Reading →
A new web app created by the research and development wing of the New York Times allow users to create graphs tracing the appearance of individual terms or phrases in the paper over the course of its century-and-a-half history.Continue Reading →
For its first original web series, Ovation TV has launched a talk show about art called Touching the Art. And why not?Continue Reading →
Sometimes “homage” is the only way to understand things.Continue Reading →
Does art imitate life, or is it the other way around?Continue Reading →
The summer issue of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs mingles various aspects of the political ferment in the Middle East with the world of art and aesthetics.Continue Reading →
This week, a photojournalist on a beach in Gaza, a dog saves an artist’s life, CalArts in the 1970s, Žižek plagiarizes from a white supremacists, in defense of appropriation, post-Murakami Japanese art, and more.Continue Reading →
By mid-July, more rain has fallen in the New York region (5.19 inches) than the typical average for the entire month (4.6 inches).Continue Reading →