Art and entertainment undeniably merge as one today, as evidenced by the scads of fine art links coming gossip blogs and entertainment magazines. Let the linkage begin below!
Variety/Gawker reports Sarah Jessica Parker’s Pretty Matches Productions will partner with Magical Elves to create a reality show for the art world. Why these people are still working with failed ArtStar concept of pitting a dozen aspiring artists against one another however continues to mystify me. Artistic practice is simply too diverse to build a competition around whose sculpture beats whose painting. Why not find a group of aspiring curators, or gallerists and pit them against one another? Magical Elves, Pretty Matches Productions, I am available for consultation.
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Sean Young, probably best known for her role in Blade Runner heckled artist and Diving Bell and the Butterfly director Julian Schnabel at the DGA’s (Directors Guild of America) Saturday night. Admittedly he was taking a long time delivering his speech, but it really didn’t take too much time before Young had had enough and told him to get on with it. Tuesday, she admitted herself into rehab. Via Anaba.
In art related trivia, it may interest art nerds to read that Schnabel was amongst the early students at the Whitney Independent Study Program. Apparently the program has changed a lot since he attended the program in 1973.
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Oprah in Gold. Our favorite sculptor Daniel Edwards, has placed Oprah in a gold tomb which he calls “.” Another landmark piece…along with the “educational” Paris Hilton with diseased innards, and Britney Spears birthing celebration. Via: Dlisted.