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Some Of Our Favorite Links

 

  1. This link is getting a bit dated. But we love Carmel, Indiana (pronounced like the candy wouldn't you know). In 2012 it was voted America's best place to live! Read how rich white people select a city full of rich white people as where they'd like most to live.
  2. Some favorite places to unwind and think are 4Chan, Found Magazine, Life Hacker, CllickHole......
  3. Arfie's pick of the show. This is the grand daddy of all of the West Highland clubs founded by old Colonel Malcolm of Poltalloch himself. Somewhat elitist in its membership - one needs nominated and seconded by a club member. Anyone that can help Arfie get in should send us an email.
  4. So Tasmania now has a renowned (at least by some) museum. The Museum of New and Old Art (MONA). It is on our list to visit. Check it out MONA here.
  5. Olia Lianlina was a pioneering NetArt creator. She still is one of the greatest. Her website is filled with wonderful NetArt. Check out Teleportacia here. Read Lianlina's essay Turing Complete User. It is a thought provoking discussion on the role and definition of a computer 'user'.
  6. One of Miami's most exhuberant places is the Perez Art Museum Miami (PAMM). Located of Biscayne Ave in Museum Park this beautiful place always as something going on. The prices are cheap ($12-$16) and admission is free the second Saturday of each month. If you live here go and go often. If you are visiting, it will be a highlight of your trip. Checkout their current programs at PAMM.
  7. The the big city galleries have some great shows going this Winter/Spring.
    • MOMA -The Long Run, The Long Run chronicles the continued experimentation of artists long after their breakthrough moments, it suggests that invention results from sustained critical thinking, persistent observation, and countless hours in the studio. Included are Lee Bontecou, Louise Bourgeois, Melvin Edwards, Gego, Philip Guston, David Hammons, Jasper Johns, Joan Jonas, Helen Levitt, Elizabeth Murray, Georgia O'Keeffe, Gerhard Richter, Frank Stella, and many others. Through November 4th.

    • MOMA-PS1 - Projects 108: Gauri Gill, MoMA PS1 presents the US premiere of photographer Gauri Gill's most recent body of work, Acts of Appearance, a series of vivid color photographs for which the artist worked closely with members of an Adivasi community in Jawhar district, Maharashtra, India. Through September 3rd.

    • Leslie-Lohman Museum - OUT FOR THE CAMERA: The Self-Portraits of Leonard Fink, centers on Fink's own self-image: the pictures he took of himself in his apartment with some of his friends, and then later on the piers. It is first exhibition to focus on Fink's photographs that explore themes of exhibitionism and identity. It also includes several related works of self-portraiture and images of the New York City piers by such artists as Gail Thacker, Tee A. Corinne, Del LaGrace Volcano, Shari Diamond, Stanley Stellar and Frank Hallam. Through August 5th.

    • The Met - Leon Golub: Raw Nerve, features paintings from the artist's most important series, including Pylon, White Squad, Riot, and Horsing Around. These are accompanied by a suite of early paintings that reflect Golub's study of antiquity, a group of unsettling portraits of the Brazilian dictator Ernesto Geisel, and works that represent subjects of interest to the artist, from mercenaries, interrogators, and the victims of violence to political figures, nudes, and animals, all of them rendered in the raw, visceral style for which he is justly celebrated. Through May 27th.

    • The Museum of Contemporary Art (LA) - Real Worlds: Brassaï, Arbus, Goldin Real Worlds features an exceptional trove of approximately one hundred works by the three artists, including Brassaï's unforgettable images of the nocturnal denizens of Paris, Arbus's most memorable and unsettling portraits, and Goldin's searingly poignant documentation of herself and her community. Through September 3rd.

    • LA County Museum of Art - David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, - In 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life, David Hockney offers a vibrant and intimate view of people with whom he has developed relationships over the past 50 years. The majority of the portraits were painted in Hockney's Los Angeles studio, all from life and over a period of two or three days including several curators, art dealers, and collectors with local and international renown. Through July 29th.