• Singapore's Huge National Gallery Will Open with Pompidou and Circumstance - @natgallerysg

    Singapore’s Huge National Gallery Will Open with Pompidou and Circumstance

    hyperallergic.com 24 Jun '15, 9pm

    A few public tours of the “naked museum” were offered this April , prior to any installation of the planned 10,000-object collection in the 64,000-square-meter space (set to be the largest visual art venue in Singapore). At a cost of $530 million , the 10-year construction has been el...

  • Kanye Gives Kim Kardashian a George Condo–Painted Hermès Birkin Bag -

    Kanye Gives Kim Kardashian a George Condo-Painted Hermès Birkin Bag

    hyperallergic.com 27 Dec '13, 5pm

    , I’m going to guess that the person on the left with the green mask is Kanye, while the three Kardashian sisters appear on the right. I think the composition alludes to the Judgement of Paris , where Kanye is playing the role of the Greek mythological figure who’s given the task of c...

  • Art is the New Bitcoin, or Something

    hyperallergic.com 25 Jul '13, 8pm

    Even the most calculating Scrooge with the most inscrutable financial models would have to, at some point, make some kind of emotional, arbitrary, or otherwise subjective judgment about which art to actually buy as a “pure” investment — this is a decision that never comes into play wi...

  • Art is the New Bitcoin, or Something

    hyperallergic.com 26 Jul '13, 8am

    Even the most calculating Scrooge with the most inscrutable financial models would have to, at some point, make some kind of emotional, arbitrary, or otherwise subjective judgment about which art to actually buy as a “pure” investment — this is a decision that never comes into play wi...

  • What Is James Turrell Doing in a Las Vegas Louis Vuitton Store?

    What Is James Turrell Doing in a Las Vegas Louis Vuitton Store?

    hyperallergic.com 21 Jun '13, 12am

    You may think it odd for an artist of Turrell’s stature to be featured in a luxury retail store, especially since he’s in such art-world vogue this year, with exhibitions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art , Guggenheim New York , and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; however, this i...

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