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Is Jordan Wolfson’s Art Meaningless?

by Paddy Johnson on March 25, 2014
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“This work is not about adding any value.” says Jordan Wolfson. In his recent exhibition at David Zwirner, that appears to be the case.

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Study Finds Weirdos Make Better Artists

by Corinna Kirsch on February 10, 2014
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Ugh.

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Wednesday Links: It’s Opposite Day in Indianapolis

by Ben Macaulay on December 14, 2011

  • Gallery owner Larry Gagosian is excited about the spot paintings he’s bought from Damien Hirst: ”You see them in advertisements, on clothes, on cars. They've become part of our visual vocabulary.”  Yes, Gagosian’s actually attributing the invention of polka dots to Hirst.  [New York Times]
  • An abandoned love hotel with evidence of squatting (in all senses of the word) makes for a striking visual essay.  Its narrator, however, seems to think that disuse is a “unique theme” for a hotel. [TokyoTimes]
  • Some of us urinate our names in the snow.  UK artist Helen Chadwick does not share this talent, but has enough plaster to show off her yellow snow as a ‘relief’ sculpture. [The Guardian]
  • “It’s Tony Bennett. Why am I naked?” asks Lady Gaga, sketched in charcoal by the singer at Annie Leibovitz’s request in what sounds like either some sort of celebrity Mad Libs or a better round of Truth or Dare than I’ve ever played. [Rolling Stone]
  • An angry museumgoer and her boyfriend got more than they bargained for at the New Museum.  Their personal Höller Experience, aside from the sensory deprivation tank, included ear infections, being ignored on Tumblr, and getting an entire article on Gothamist. [Gothamist]
  • Fred Wilson’s E Pluribus Unum project, which proposed a recreation of a black male figure from an Indianapolis monument without its original visual references to slavery, is cancelled due to community disapproval.  Among the naysayers was a vocal group against visual references to slavery, who apparently just weren’t listening. [ArtInfo]
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Best Link Ever! Lady Gaga’s Vag Joins The Ranks of Kittens and Fucking Hipsters

by Corinna Kirsch on February 28, 2011
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Today we prove that Best Link Ever isn’t all kittens and fucking hipsters. It’s all kinds of link bait completely unrelated to fine art, but uniquely qualified as time wasting fodder. I’m sick of Lady Gaga too, but who can resist this much vagina in one music video.

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