Tulips and an Ostrich – Miuccia Prada’s private art collection

As if JB being at the Venice Biennale without me wasn’t bad enough.. I saw this article on The Guardian Site today thanks to a tweet from @artnetdotcom. Miuccia Prada and Patrizio Bertelli have unvelied a public exhibition of their art collection, coinciding with the Venice Biennale. The works currently located in Ca’ Corner della Regina, will be […]

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Get Crafty – even in the Michael’s kind of way

Love that in the April issue of Metropolis magazine, there was a sizable article on the re-emergence of “craft” in the art and design world. (A Return to the Hand: Janet Abrams) So, what does “craft” mean, exactly? Simply put — art that requires you to build it with your own hands. This would exclude illustrator drawings, CAD modeling, and […]

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My kind of backpacking — new Whitney Musuem in Meatpacking District with a stroll down the Highline

Seems like this is the week of museum news. The Whitney Museum (which focuses on American Art) just broke ground at their new site in the Downtown Meatpacking District (NYC). Renzo Piano, the Italian architect who has built Texas museums like The Menil Collection in Houston and the recently opened Nasher Sculpture Garden in Dallas, […]

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