Found Objects 20/08/2012Posted: August 20, 2012
It has been an eventful week in the world of art. Here’s all the news and more…
- Pussy Riot become the most famous punk band in existence at a cost of 2yrs imprisonment. Chess grandmaster Kasparov is also a fan.
- Interesting speculation about the future of an early Picasso. The Guardian weighs up the options of the UK’s leading galleries.
- The Chapman Brothers will not presumably be losing any sleep about this outcry regarding their Hitler themed crazy-golf hole.
- Can’t understand why Tate won’t take all of Saatchi’s works. The Telegraph remind us that a £30m gift is still going begging.
- This would make a great short story: the bittersweet memories of a studio assistant to Jeff Koons.
- Speaking of assistants, Yukinori Yanagi enlists ants to make an eloquent point about social decay and/or the erosion of power.
- Frieze magazine have posted a film about brands in art and digital aesthetics. Worth a look.
- Keith Haring’s journals have their own Tumblr feed now, a very worthwhile project..
- As promo films go, this is one of the strangest. Hind Mezaina blogs about a male voice choir doing New Order.
- And finally a bit more music, since Animal Collective are back and their new video is a nightmarish cracker.