Read the essay (and see many more photos) here.
A photo of a former prisoner named Hermanus. Part of the series Umjiegwana, of ex-prisoners in South Africa, by Mikhael Subotzky. (Image courtesy of Mikhael Subotzky. Thanks to Big Papi G for the heads up.)
Congrats to Greg from Tucson for winning the C-Mon Giveaway Extravaganza, IMA edition!
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- Art consultant Kelly Wright will be helping Lehman Bros. dispose of its $30 million art collection: “Art is ultimately a commodity, just like any investment tool, and when it’s high, it’s high, and when it’s low, it’s low.”
- The Saltz-master on the state of art in the city.
- Photos of the Meredith Monk performance at the Guggenheim make me wish I could do the Soul Train line down the entire length of that Frank Lloyd Wright-designed ramp.
- Tate landscapes paired with Google street views.
- The V&A is opening up a bookstore.
- Awesomeness: The Cleveland Museum of Art buys up Omer Fast’s The Casting.
- Zoe Strauss is having a photo exhibit and sale under I-95 in South Philly (at Front & Mifflin Streets) this Sunday from 1-4 p.m.
- Stuff to do based on where your IP address originates.
- Facebook in the 1750s.
- Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*!: A profile of Art Spiegelman.
- Israeli pot culture. (They’ve even got medicinal weed.)
- The data auralizing news organ.
- Today’s Graff: Faust in NYC.
- Half built Frank Gehry tower in downtown Manhattan is put on hold 38 floors short of its original 76-story design. (Skyline.)
- A Japanese glass house.
- Paul Goldberger on Andrea Palladio, designer of 16th century McMansions.
- Your moment of Star Wars cantina, harp edition. (Thank you, Alex!!)