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Overtime: July 25 – 31

Matthew Barney’s Cremaster Cycle has been condensed into short clips via Little Big Planet on Playstation 3.  And, a wonderful opportunity to be in a Barney film. 2011 Collection of Bob Dylan prints go on sale. Monet landscape and Pissarro apple tree among acquisitions by Philadelphia Museum of Art. White Cube is opening in Hong Kong trying to woo Asian collectors. Petition supporting closure of streets for downtown LA Art Walk after baby killed by motorist. Looking back at Diane Arbus on the anniversary of […]

Showing: Abstract Expressionist New York @ MoMA

Although many art shows are described as “must-see,” perhaps none in recent memory is more deserving of that description than the one now showing at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. “Abstract Expressionist New York” is an awe-inspiring exhibition drawn entirely from the core of MoMA’s collection that highlights the institution’s unparalleled holdings of mid-20th century American art. The show consists of many of the world’s most important works from the post-World War 2 abstract expressionism movement in which New York artists such as Jackson […]
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Openings: Gert and Uwe Tobias – The Breeder, Athens

AM was in Athens, Greece, and stopped into The Breeder to check out the latest show by Romanian-born twins Gert and Uwe Tobias. We first became aware of the brothers a few years back after happening upon a show of theirs at a gallery in Los Angeles’ Chinatown, where we were instantly taken by their dark yet playful works on paper. Since then, they have done quite well to say the least, exhibiting at MoMA, as well as at prestigious galleries around the world.
Image via Douglas Wilson blog

Andy Warhol Donation to MoMA Rejected in 1956

Collect art long enough and you will start to reminisce about those pieces you had the opportunity to purchase, but passed on.  Those works are now out of your budget and you think you will never again have the chance at buying from that artist again.  Now, consider how you would feel if someone offered you the same artwork, but instead of having to pay for it, you get it for free…and you turn it down.  Then, start to imagine that said artist turns out […]