Bottome: Maison Martin Margiela sneakers that retail for $525.
Renowned photorealist artist Chuck Close’s deliberate process is on display in Chuck Close and Crown Point Press: Prints and Processes, which features three iconic portraits, Keith, Self-Portrait, and Leslie. Closing October 14.
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Christie’s jointly announced today that the Foundation has engaged Christie’s for future sales of Andy Warhol’s work from its collection. Recognizing that the arts community needs its support now more than ever, the Foundation seeks to significantly increase its endowment in order to ensure and expand its long-term support of the visual arts.
Priorities in the right place.
“The question of whether he is an artist or activist is endlessly debatable and ultimately misses the point. Ai’s genius has been to use the methods, discourse, and protective shield granted artists to take on a decidedly non-artistic institution: the Chinese government.”
Ryan Lee Wong from an incredible article about the new Ai WeiWei documentary and the artist himself.
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Franz West, you will be missed.