Modern Art Notes
Anti-slave rally” to oppose Fred Wilson project
CICF decision puts Wilson project in doubt
Controversial artwork location moved from City-County Building
Slavery-Inspired Sculpture Stirs Controversy
No Home for Controversial Statue
A great post by SanSuzie (Rosa Lowinger) on C-Monster about her work in Haiti helping to conserve some of the murals. Such a great story about chipping away in the larger process of restoring the country.
Sarah Stierch is featured this week in a Smithsonian publication, “The Torch.” She’s interning this summer at the American Archives as their Wikipedia in Residence. Check out the article here or read this to find out what she’s doing this summer.
Lori Phillips' column for the Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts seems to be taking off. This week she wrote about WikiProject:Public Art. Check out all of her posts here.
They’re both on their way to Haifa, Israel to present at Wikimania 2011 to present about their work. Check out the full list of talks here.
Check out this web-based conversation about Donald Judd’s site specific artwork, Untitled, 1971. Leading the conversation are Glass House conservator, Amanda Trienens, and Flavin Judd, son and board member of the Judd Foundation.
The conversation will continue until July 26th, 2011.
Here’s my continued interview with Jeff about his work with Robert Irwin and other contemporary artists. In the post you can check out his scale model of Irwin’s commission at the Chinati Foundation.
Sergio Vigalato: the guy who preserved Lady Gaga’s famous meat dress. (via M.H. Bishop)
In Chicago: perhaps the largest banal public artwork ever erected.
Released today is Volume 20 of e-conservation. Read Daniel’s thoughtful and brief column in which he discusses story telling in relation to conserving contemporary art.
What if Donny Hathaway and Marvin Gaye were making music today?
Such a great project … would love to have this mobile unit parked behind the IMA for a while.
Interesting read from Nicole Peters, IMA Scholar Objects & Variable Art Summer Intern.
The second part of my investigation of the care and fabrication of Donald Judd’s works on Art21’s Blog, an interview with furniture maker, artist assistant, and artist, Jeff Jamieson.