Found Objects 05/11/12Posted: November 5, 2012
Sad week, as the extent of a hurricane’s destruction becomes apparent:
- But Chelsea gallerists are a resilient breed. So discovers the New York Times as Roberta Smith assesses damage caused by Sandy
- Art is no longer cool, according to Jacob Willer. This could be the best thing to happen to art since, well, since it became cool in fact
- Thankfully, Chloe Nelkin does not (apparently) care about such niceties. She is totally bowled over by Seduced by Art at the National Gallery.
- Thinking LA was all villas and swimming pools, this photo essay on Uncouth Reflections was a grandiose revelation
- Mary Louise Schumacher draws inspiration from novelist Orhan Pamuk and calls for smaller more personal museums
- Tyler Green explores the line of influence between two giants of abstract epressionism, Clyfford Still and Barnett Newman
- Danh Vo wins the 2012 Hugo Boss Prize worth $100,000 and a show at the Guggenheim, but Art Fag City worries about the backstory
- Bit worrying to see how much video Adrian Searle is doing. (Don’t people read any more?) But his latest interview with Jane and Louise Wilson is worth a watch
- Tomas Saraceno’s latest installation at HangarBicocca in Milan is branded ridiculous by Animal NY. See why…
- Ai Weiwei has given up his fight against tax evasion charges. Now he’s returning donations to supporters 🙁
- Everyone should read and reread Don Quixote. But in the time-starved interim here are some 1968 illustrations of Cervantes’ novel.