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11.26.12 Marina Galperina

Sgt. Gonzalez of the LAPD is having a dandy time policing the Venice Beach boardwalk and making sure that the vendors are selling art and art only. That’s been his job since January, and unlike the several cops that quit the gig before him, he’s happy about it. A new city ordinance bans all commercial activity […]

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11.29.11 Marina Galperina

Do you hang out at New York art critic Jerry Saltz’ Facebook page? You don’t? Lo-o-oser!.. We kid. Actually, the New York art critic thusly provokes an endless stream of art-related discourse and quips. It’s funny how his comment about being willing to trade sex for a Gerhard Richter (or a good copy of one) […]

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03.17.11 Marina Galperina

It’s about time to jump on this Art Thoughtz with Hennessey Youngman bandwagon. In his latest installment, the guru explains the practice of Relational Aesthetics, i.e. how socially awkward MFAs socialize and famous busy artists get away without creating physical art. […]

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02.17.10 Marina Galperina

Read the NY Observer article for appreciative drooling, Jerry Saltz’ typo-ridden outbursts dubbed as “extraordinary ejaculations,” and idolization of the Web 2.0 medium itself. What are we to glean from this? Being a famous art critic is fun, because you can have as many friends as Facebook limits allow: “It’s exciting to be in this […]

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