–>Andrea tells us about three catalogs whose great design, solid writing and copious illustrations make them a great read and a great encounter with the work. –the artblog editors————————–> Stefanie Barron with Lauren Bergman Ken Price; A Retrospective (Delmonico Books, Prestel, New York and Munich in association with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: 2012) ISBN: 978-3-7913-5255-8 This catalog, published by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is one of the most beautiful art monographs I’ve ever seen, quite beyond the extraordinary, if under-known, work of its subject. West coast artist Ken Price’s first, solo museum exhibition ... More » »
Jori Finkel’s story on Culture Monster tells only half the story, namely that courtesy of John Baldessari’s new iPhone app (previewable online here), you can re-arrange the 17th Century still life to suit your own fancy. What it doesn’t say is how much fun it is. Quick, go play with your food!
Steve and I are going to Pittsburgh this weekend to see Stella. We’ll hit the Warhol Museum where there’s a Ron Mueck exhibit, and I’ll report back next week. Meanwhile, I know Libby’s got a post in the works reporting on the ICA’s Whenever Wednesday event, the discussion between critic Jerry Saltz and gallerist and dealerJeffrey Deitch about the state of the art market and what it means for the future. Many wonderful points were brought up in the discussion. Some of them are touched on by Roberta Smith today in her review of the new Broad Contemporary Art Museum, ... More » »