Looks like my fascination with 3-D Printing was well directed, because the art world is catching on. Harvard is currently using the process to "fill in the blanks" and restore an ancient statue, while a Dutch architecture firm is investigating 3-D printed houses. THE FUUUUUTTTUUURRRRRRE....
Anxiety is high in the new year: This weekend was brimming with news-worthy events, spring semesters are about to start, and we're already talking about booth layout for upcoming art fairs. Here are some anxiety-inspired links for your enjoyment:
Most interesting thing I've seen/experienced all week...and before you click on the link, don't start trying to close all of the pop-up windows. Also, this might best be viewed on your home computer (I can't imagine this flying in a super strict work environment). Click here to enjoy!
AFC's "The show could use some improvement." Ouch. You harsh.
So what exactly IS VIP Art now? No longer an art fair, right? I get more emails from it than anything. I'm confused and overwhelmed.
Smack Mellon resumes business as usual with Aude Moreau's Sugar Carpet! MUST SEE!
And there's a Call for Flatware! see below
Recycle your metal flatware for upcoming exhibition. Jean Shin invites you to be a part of the creative process and donate your unwanted metal flatware (forks, knives, spoons, serving utensils, and cutlery) to be transformed into a large sculptural installation.
The artwork will be featured in a solo exhibition at Montclair Art Museum in Fall 2013.
To participate, please drop off unwanted flatware (all conditions welcome, must be METAL) at:
--Cristin Tierney Gallery in Chelsea at 546 West 29th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues.
--or send an email to make alternative arrangements firstname.lastname@example.org
Materials will be collected until March 1st, 2013. www.jeanshin.com
Artsy not only has a new URL (Artsy.net), but they're now heavily promoting their Artsy Editorial section. Check out this Artsy Editorial on Coke Wisdom O'Neal! Coke has an upcoming solo exhibition at Mixed Greens opening March 21, 2013.