Tonight, Francis Bacon’s “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” (1969) broke the world auction record and realized $142,405,000 at Christie’s Tuesday night Post-War and Contemporary auction at Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center.
Once more into the rabbit hole breach, The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology tails Slavoj Žižek on another meta-tour of the popular cultural sub-terrain.
In an about-face, the German government announced Monday a new, accelerated policy for the 1,406 paintings discovered in a 2011 raid on Cornelius Gurlitt’s Munich apartment, promising a task force and a speedy release of information about the cache.
Last Friday, the United States had its voting rights with UNESCO revoked after not having paid dues to the organization for two years, an action that leaves a void of funding for the organization, as well as potentially impairing America’s influence in the arena of global cultural politics and heritage preservation.
Join the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) this Saturday November 16th at their 2013 Graduate Open House to learn more about their top-ranked graduate and certificate programs. Interact with graduate faculty, current students and admissions representatives as you gain an insider’s view of MICA’s graduate community, facilities and resources. The program includes guided tours by current students of studios, critique and exhibition spaces, and research labs, and small-group breakout sessions.
In an announcement made through Cooper Union’s Office of Student Affairs yesterday, the university’s trustees canceled the upcoming elections for a student trusteeship previously ratified at their September board meeting.
CHICAGO — The 51st installment of a series in which artists send in a photo and a description of their workspace. Want to take part? Submit your studio — just check out the submission guidelines.
SIENA, Italy — At the bottom of a small grotto that could easily pass for something from the medieval era there stands a small, shadowy, and delicate Carrera marble fountain that kneels in a shallow pool of water.
Freedom comes to those who wait …
This week, a Fluxus throwback, a contemporary multimedia rock opera, documentaries, experimental animation, and much more.