aggregation, contemporary art

Found Objects 21/05/12

May 21, 2012

In case you missed the unmissable, here are this week’s links:

  • The Guardian argues, selflessly, that the Parthenon marbles belong in Greece, and sadly appears to be right.
  • Dana Schutz, who makes a virtue of painting’s limitations, is celebrated on Hyperallergic, and her work photographs well.
  • Tracey Emin gets another feminist endorsement as novelist Jeanette Winterson praises her in the pages of The Independent.
  • Argentinian Tomás Saraceno has installed a monumental sculpture on the roof of the Met. The best views are on Phaidon.
  • Did someone say Ant Ballet? Check out the pirouetting on the nature-and-science-loving art blog We Make Money Not Art.
  • I’ve not idea what they are rapping about but this lyrical throw down in Azerbaijan looks like it was crucial.
  • A posthumous project by Mike Kelley sees Artangel, the Luma Foundation and MoCA Detroit recreate his childhood home, on wheels.
  • Smithsonian.com invite a physics student to share findings on the movements of art loving human particles in galleries and museums.
  • Tom Waits narrates a 6-minute film about John Baldessari: a must see if you haven’t already clicked on this last week (via @HuffPostArts).
  • The Paris Review pays tribute to Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes with a great quote from the great man.
  • Very much finally, here are some wedding pictures from Russia in which someone(s) have got very carried away with PhotoShop (via @FriezeMagazine).

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