A journey that spans the nation…a feature that will change the way you see an entire industry…Blogs; as depicted by this documentary trailer, they’re run entirely by hot girls with reflections edited so they say things like, “I think the human experience in general is interesting to people. Can’t wait for this to hit theaters. [American Blogger]
The Brooklyn Museum’s Vice Director for Digital Engagement & Technology, Shelley Bernstein, writes that the museum has left Flickr due to diminishing engagement. She also cites Facebook as a site the museum wants to leave, but feels not quite ready to do so. “Interaction on this platform has plummeted and while we don’t feel like we can leave just yet, we are spending our energies elsewhere in places where we are seeing deeper engagement.” [The Brooklyn Museum]
Thomas Micchelli loves Laura Sharp Wilson’s show at McKenzie Fine Art, comparing the paintings to the Pop abstraction of Nicholas Krushenick. [Hyperallergic]
Jordan Wolfson talks about his show at David Zwirner. Very illuminating. He says the video, “Raspberry Poser”, is really about letting go of conformity. [ArtSpace Magazine]
Cindy Sherman on James Franco’s appropriation of her film stills. “I was flattered, I can only be flattered,” she said with a slight sigh. “I don’t know that I can say it’s art, but I think it’s weirder that Pace would show them than that he would make them.” [Galleristny]
Jimmy Van Bramer, chairman of the Cultural Affairs Committee — and now majority leader, gets a profile in the New York Times. [The New York Times]
The Cat Show at White Columns has everything and nothing to do with cats. Everything, because most of the 134 artworks show cats or cat-related ephemera—like litter boxes, scratching posts, or yarn. Nothing, because the themes of many of these works aren’t about cats at all.