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The AFC Frieze Fair Slideshow: Warhol Where Art Thou?

by Paddy Johnson on May 4, 2012
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If you've already seen enough of Jennifer Rubell's vagina nutcracker at Frieze you're in luck. We left that out of our slide show in favor of plastering the background of my twitter feed with that mannequin’s legs. We're all class here.

As for the trends; ceramics and horses are in, photography, Warhol and uteruses are waaay out. Look forward to Will Brand's analysis on whatever this means later this weekend. I'm guessing it'll have something to do with cats.

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Tuesday Links: Artists, Monsters, and Ponies

by Corinna Kirsch on March 13, 2012

  • When artists are dead, they can’t complain. Thankfully, there’s Tyler Green. Green decries The Barnes Foundation’s decision to move Henri Matisse's The Dance (1932-33) mural to the foundation’s new site in Philadelphia. Matisse wrote that he wanted his mural to be a site-specific work. Too bad he didn’t put it in a contract. [Modern Art Notes]
  • Scary scrotum monsters and testicles that turn into blankets are some of the frightful images that show up in 19th century Japanese prints. [io9]
  • Christian Marclay started making The Clock because he was poor: “All I needed was this table and a computer [and two assistants].” [The New Yorker]
  • Horses dressed like Harry Potter are cuter than undressed horses. [BuzzFeed]
  • Gawker started an internet manhunt for the human behind Horse_ebooks. [Gawker]
  • A dealer traps Roberta Smith into a game of “guess the artist.” She loses, but has fun anyway. [The New York Times Arts Beat]
  • Adjunct and part-time faculty are given full voting rights on Boston University’s Faculty Council. [Inside Higher Ed]
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