It's been exactly one week since Paddle8's "Somebody" auction launched online, with 39 works on offer, all by or about celebrities. Included are half a dozen photos and prints by Andy Warhol; fashion photos by Terry O'Neill, Patrick Demarchelier and Mario Testino; and work by younger art stars like Nate Lowman, Josh Smith and Dan Colen. Read More
For the first time in its 187-year history, the National Academy has included photographers and video and performance artists among its annual nominees, to be formally inducted this evening. Until 2011, only those falling under the painting, sculpture, printmaking and architecture umbrella were eligible to be voted into the Academy.
The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami has hired New York-based independent curator, writer and editor Alex Gartenfeld in the newly created position of curator. Gartenfeld is currently senior editor of A.i.A. and Interview magazine online. He will assume his new post in May, reporting to Bonnie Clearwater, who, in addition to being the museum's director, also serves as chief curator. Read More
Mixed Media. Courtesy Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, and the artist.
Extraction, the most recent series of mixed media collages