Archive for the ‘design’ Category

By Emily Waldorf Have you ever felt intimidated by hanging artwork yourself and thought that you needed to hire a professional installer?  It is actually surprisingly straight-forward to hang your own artwork as long as you do your homework beforehand and use extra special care.  Plus, there is no time like a recession to learn […]


Wednesday, December 2 at 7pm:  Andrew Holder lecture: Drop It Like It’s Fake: Architecture and the Necessity of Faux Science Thursday, December 3 at 7pm:  MediaSCAPES & Center For Visual Music present an evening of Immersive & Expanded Cinema of Visual Music Wednesday, December 9 at 7pm:  Eric Owen Moss Construction Manual, 1988-2008: Conversation with Eric […]


Warhol’s ‘Dollar Bills’ Fetches $43.7 Million at Auction (NY Times) Zaha Hadid’s Modern Lines for the Eternal City (NY Times) Some Object as New Museum Trustee Joannou Shows his Art (NY Times) MOCA Revs Up Chris Burden’s ‘Big Wheel’ (LA Times) Francesco Vezzoli Escorts Lady Gaga to MOCA’s Gala (LA Times) Christie’s Sale Brings in […]


At MoMa, ‘Permanent’ Learns to Be Flexible (NY Times) Prints that Shine Anew:  Cassavetes, Bergmann, and More at MoMa (NY Times) Banks Hoard Troves of Art (NY Times) John Singer Sargent’s Sea Fever at the Corcoran Gallery of Art (WSJ) Timothy Corrigan Says it’s a Great Time for Wallpaper (WSJ) Kinky Dolls, Glass Tears Adorn […]


Nancy Spero, Artist of Feminism, is Dead at 83 (NY Times) Artists Salute Undersung Multitasker:  Ron Warren (NY Times) David Hockney’s Long Road Home (NY Times) Signs of Life in London’s Art Market (WSJ) Sun King’s Ego, Lust Are Celebrated in Versailles Exhibit (Bloomberg) Dutch Financier to Auction $40 Million Paintings:  Art Buzz (Bloomberg) Art […]


T. C Boyle sat down with the editor of the The New York Times Book Review, Sam Tanenhaus, to discuss “The Women,” his new novel about Frank Lloyd Wright, told from the point of view of the women who loved him.  Mr. Boyle has authored more than twenty works of fiction and lives in a […]


by Emily Waldorf Sterile glass and concrete cubes are the first thing that come to mind when thinking of typical spaces for exhibiting contemporary art.  This is not the case in Paris, where contemporary art exhibitions are often displayed in classical hôtels particuliers alongside paintings and sculpture that spans the centuries.  A hôtel particulier is […]