Saturday, October 22, 2011

Abelow and Bromirski, Gaddafi and Holbein, Kael and Lumet, etc. [Collected]

Fabienne Audéoud and John Russell performing in "After Shelley Duvall '72 (Frogs on the High Line)," curated by Bjarne Melgaard, at Maccarone, New York, September 17, 2011 Photo: 16 Miles

  • Joshua Abelow's ART BLOG ART BLOG space is ending its run with a one-night Martin Bromirski show. [Anaba]

  • Muammar Gaddafi's corpse and Hans Holbein the Younger's Dead Christ, 1522. [Blake Gopnik]

  • "Finally, Hirschfeld asked her point-blank what she thought critics were good for. Kael gestured toward Lumet. 'My job,” she said, “is to show him which way to go.' The evening ended soon afterward. Lumet later explained, 'I thought, This is a very dangerous person.'" [The New Yorker]

  • "A small show, or gathering, or event-exhibition, or bar night, or cocktail menu by Mario Garcia Torres." [Centre for the Aesthetic Revolution]

  • Michael Kimmelman and Karen Rosenberg—architecture critic and art critic, respectively, at The New York Times—have joined Twitter. [@Kimmelman and @RosenbergKaren]

  • Jerry Magoo's traffic. [Art Observations With Jerry Magoo]

  • "Five Bushwick Galleries You (Probably) Haven't Been to Yet." [Hyperallergic]

  • "Art is what we do. Culture is what is done to us." — Carl Andre [ROLU]

  • David Lamelas, To Pour Milk Into a Glass, 1973. [Strange Messenger]

  • "After Shelley Duvall," the group show that Bjarne Melgaard curated at Maccarone, closes today. Here is an interview with Melgaard about the show. [GalleristNY]

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