Lydia Mokdessi on Gwen Welliver’s Beasts and Plots.
Culturebot founder Andy Horwitz talks about where we’ve been and where we’re going in a manifesto, of sorts, gazing into the future.
Claire Bishop has written a fantastic essay on the whole contemporary performance/visual art scenario. It is available at the Brooklyn Rail.
Sotheby’s to artists: “Drop Dead!” – Chuck Close, Frank Stella and others file class action lawsuit against Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and E-Bay to try to recoup resale fees for their artwork. In response to the lawsuit Sotheby’s responds, “We believe the claim is meritless, and it will be vigorously defended.” Meritless, I tell you! Foolish artists, want to get paid for their work!
check it out:
Perverted by Theater curated by Franklin Evans and Paul David Young October 22 – December 6, 2008 Opening reception: Wednesday, October 22, 6-8 pm at Apexart With works by Laylah Ali, Mel Bochner, Luis Camnitzer, Kabir Carter, Ele d’Artagnan, William Daniels, David Dupuis, Igor Eskinja,