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How A Career Can Muddy Up A Painter’s Dream Forest

A Very Short Story I Wrote Just Now Before My Second Cup of Coffee About My Fall From Grace As A Painter

Finally! I have been contractually released from my indentured servitude. 405 more words

Art World Abstracts: Galapagos Art Space Goes to Detroit, And More!

Galapagos, one of the original Williamsburg experimental art spaces, will pack up shop and head to Detroit, where it can inhabit a sweeping space for cheap and nurture a nascent scene. 324 more words

Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe Lampoon Basel Excess, and Then We Drink Dom at the W

Despite the fact that the San San International does not exist, Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe—the freewheeling artist duo who have previously trapped audiences in meth labs and pummeled pretty Hamptons eardrums with punishing noise rock—spent nearly an hour telling hundreds of Basel’s best and brightest all about the San San International Thursday night. 948 more words

A Met Museum in Miami?

When you’re at a private lunch and both uber-gallerist Larry Gagosian and Metropolitan Museum of Art director Tom Campbell show up, the average artworlder short-circuits.  Whom to kiss up to? 417 more words

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The $4M Coca-Cola Bottle Explains it All

It’s the Real Thing.

In dealer Larry Gagosian’s Art Basel Miami art-fair booth, something of a giddy greatest hits of 20th century art, is a 1962 painting of a Coca-Cola bottle. 484 more words

Light Fair Will Be Served: Prowling Booths at Basel with Art Stars and Movie Stars

Those who managed to snag a First Choice VIP card to Art Basel Miami Beach lined up this morning here in Miami outside the convention center, sunglasses planted on their heads, and at 11:00, they strolled in en masse to see, towering above the opening scene, a revolving neon Martin Creed installation—the word PEOPLE lit up in green and going in circles. 1,124 more words

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“Art is not a thing; it is a way.” – Elbert Hubbard

Having been part of the weird and wonderful art world for eight years, I often wonder what this relatively small global community seems like to those on the ‘outside’ – the whole wide world of bankers, lawyers, teachers and more who occasionally visit museums and call it a day. 612 more words