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Monday Links: Catch Up Edition

by Paddy Johnson on April 22, 2013
  • Mobile Homestead is a public art space and a faithful replica of the suburban Detroit childhood home of the artist Mike Kelley. Randy Kennedy describes the space as a “free-form community center”, which can be used as a cite for garage bands, an exhibition venue, or a benefit space. The space will open May 11, thanks to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Mike Kelley, and a host of other workers. Watch it. Kelley thought it would be one of the most important things he ever did. [NYTimes]
  • Imitation of Christ designer Tara Subkoff’s, filmmaker Tatiana Von Furstenburg, and indie star Chloë Sevigny joined forces to produce a short film for MOCAtv. [ARTINFO]
  • Famed Art Critic Harold Rosenberg created Smokey the Bear! [Galleristny]
  • We’ll be providing a full write up later in the week, but for those who missed Rhizome’s Seven on Seven conference this weekend and need to read about it now, there’s the hashtag #7on7HTC and the Rhizome live blog. [Rhizome]
  • The Warhol Foundation is selling Rare and Vintage Posters on The sale will begin Thursday, April 25th and will last 15 days. [Hyperallergic]
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Wednesday Links: Transgressions Edition

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on April 10, 2013
  • There goes experimentation on the Upper East Side (or, at least, it falls more to Higher Pictures and Venus Over Manhattan). Alex Zachary Peter Currie, the converted duplex gallery of Gavin Brown protegé Alex Zachary, reports that it’s “winding down operations over the next month and will not reopen.” They last told Gallerist that they were looking for a space in Harlem. [GalleristNY]
  • Want money for blogging? The Warhol Foundation’s annual Arts Writers grant application is now open. [e-flux]
  • The #1 most downloaded porno film in the Vatican is about an artist who “makes an example” of an art critic. [Gawker]
  • Grindr gets the watercolor treatment. [Tumblr via AFC Contributor Ben Macaulay]
  • This explains a lot: The New York Times exposes Twitter’s underbelly of fake accounts dealings, helping us understand why people get 20,000 new followers overnight. They’re “now getting into the retweet business.” [The New York Times]
  • Estée Lauder deepens its relationship with the Met. In a move compared to the Rockefellers, and the Annenbergs, Leonard A. Lauder has promised the museum his billion-dollar Cubist collection, said to be one of the greatest in the world. Incredibly, Lauder tells the Times that when he began his collection forty years ago, “a lot was still available, because nobody really wanted it.” [NYTimes]
  • Target deepens its relationship with art. Target, already a major supporter or the Walker and MoMA’s “Target” Free Fridays, now sponsors MoMA’s educational programs. [MoMA]
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