Madawaska, Acadian Light-Heavy, Third Arrangement, 1940 by Marsden Hartley. Part of the Whitney Museum exhibit American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe. (Photo by Sheldan C. Collins. Courtesy of the Whitney Museum.)
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- When the Hitler art isn’t ironic: A staggering must-read from Jen Graves.
- With a very thoughtful follow-up by Jillian Steinhauer.
- Highest median student debt comes from…art schools.
- Mid-size galleries being squeezed out of Chelsea spaces by rising rents. Which means Chelsea is about to become waaaaaaaay more boring.
- So glad to hear that MoMA has acquired one of Senga Nengudi’s pantyhose pieces. ♥♥♥
- A Tumblr art symposium.
- To respond — or not — to bad reviews.
- Kriston Capps has an interesting write-up on the Corcoran Gallery’s Pump Me Up show, which examines D.C. subcultures of the 1980s.
- The complicated provenance of street art: a London town wants its Banksy back. More here. (Hyperallergic.)
- A wonderful video from Art21 about Margaret Kilgallen’s heroines. WELL DONE.
- A Kiowa Warrior’s sketchbook from 1877.
- Trouble at El Museo. This bums me out.
- If you’ve got some extra cash on you, Bob Hope’s John-Lautner-designed Palm Springs pad is for sale. It looks like a space ship and comes with a golf hole and impossibly green lawns. (@HawthorneLAT.)
- The history of Pad Thai.
- The artist as a chocolate bust.
- At an alternative L.A. space: The art of food. So conceptual…
- And speaking of conceptual: an excellent takedown of the form. Thank you, Portlandia.