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Art Jan 12, 2011

Ai Weiwei’s Studio Razed by Chinese Government

The NYT reported today that Ai Weiwei’s new studio has suffered a sad end. “The new Shanghai studio designed by Ai Weiwei, a protean artist who is one of the most outspoken critics of the Chinese Communist Party, was completely … Read more
Art Oct 15, 2009

Wooster Collective to Launch Youtube Video Channel

;feature=player_embedded Marc and Sara of Wooster Collective regularly post great video content on their blog. As an addition, and as a testament to their growing interest in artist videos, their new Youtube channel will present more fully… Read more
Art Oct 12, 2009

Rethinking the Louvre

One of the world’s most notable art institutions, the Louvre, is undergoing some (somewhat) radical changes. Henri Loyrette, the museum’s director, has brought an American vision of development – both monetarily and physically – to the… Read more
Art Jul 22, 2009

Christie’s New iPhone App

Want to keep up to date with everything happening at Christie’s? No worries, if you carry an iPhone, the venerable auction house now has you covered. With the new application, Christie’s aims to allow users to preview auctions, get real… Read more
Art May 20, 2009

Art vs. Recession

Today’s New York Times includes an article on the effect of “tough times” on creativity. Through case studies the article reveals how a number of artists (in a variety of media) are coping, and how they feel a minimized market … Read more
Art Jan 27, 2009

The Yves Saint Laurent Sale

The largest single owner sale in auction history. Not too shabby. Especially considering the provenance. At the end of February Christies will offer up over 700 objects owned by the late Yves Saint Laurent. The news of the sale has … Read more
Art Jan 27, 2009

Brandeis to Sell Collection of Rose Art Museum

Founded in 1961, the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University houses one of the finest collections of modern and contemporary art in New England. Sadly, that designation won’t remain for long. Brandeis is feeling the strains of budget… Read more
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