On Election Day, The New York Times featured an above-the-fold story in its Arts section about the fate of fake art as the country was deciding the fate of a fake politician. The article was illustrated by a tiny, smudged color reproduction of, as the caption states, a “disputed Jackson Pollock that a Manhattan gallery sold for $17 million.”
The Americans for the Arts Action Fund President and CEO Robert L. Lynch has issued a statement today regarding last night’s election results and we found the whole thing — packed full of interesting facts about the election that many of us didn’t know — important enough to post here.
After what had been seen as a tight race, nail-biting election returns, and an interminable wait period for Mitt Romney to actually concede (and for Barack Obama to come out and give a victory speech), we finally have a confirmed president for the next four years. Here’s what Obama’s win looked like in photos, GIFs, and memes that lit up the internet late last night.
Sandy can’t stop the election! If you haven’t voted yet, you still have a few hours left before the deadline hits, and then it’ll be time for the next democratic sport — waiting for the results. Here are a few ways to experience the returns in an art-friendly way.