Monday, October 18, 2010
Monday NEWS and LINKSIf you happen to be in Whittier, CA, check out the opening of Stas Orlovski's Nocturnes tonight at Rio Hondo College. There will be a reception and an artist talk tonight at 7pm. The show will be on view through November 18.
Tough times for the Chelsea Art Museum.
Socialites as curators. Interesting topic: what does it mean these days to be a curator? Has that job title shifted in meaning? The article describes Restoin-Roitfeld as "part dealer, part gallery-owner and part party-host", and yet none of those three titles accurately describes the job of a curator.
Kanye West: yet another attempt at being controversial.
The Artist Pension Trust (this article is from May 2010, but it's worth a read if you're not up to date on exactly what the Pension Trust is)--thought I'd mention it today since someone asked me about APT this morning. Interesting to note: "Around 110 individual investors support the fund. Shareholders in APT's parent company MutualArt, they each gave an eight-year commitment to fund APT's operations..." and the fund is now in it's seventh year. What happens after this eight year commitment is up?
Stolen Holocaust Art Database!