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02.08.12 Marina Galperina

And now, the burn we’ve all been waiting for: Legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who has been painting polka-dots since before Damien Hirst was born, comments on the hated “Spot” mania. Let’s get ready to oooooh… […]

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11.08.10 Marina Galperina

Mexico’s Vice Gallery pissed off artist Scott Campbell so much that the artist hauled his entire solo show out onto the sidewalk and proceeded to burn his pieces. Not only was the work laser-cut from stacks of bills, but also sold-out completely. Double burn. […]

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10.15.10 Marina Galperina

Currently neck-deep in a messy divorce, newspaper tycoon Peter Brant had once commissioned Maurizio Cattelan to make and mount this topless, void-eyed replica of his model almost-ex-wife Stephanie Seymour. Now 1 of 3 editions is up for sale at Phillips de Pury. Cattelan, artist and erector of that giant “fuck you” monument by the Italian […]

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05.28.10 Marina Galperina

Earlier, Ryan McGinley’s had M.I.A. jumping through basketball hoops and prancing around NYC’s impromptu street fires. After Lynn Hirschberg’s NYT feature presented M.I.A. as a bourgeois, under-informed political poseur (even giving M.I.A.’s ex Diplo a chance to rag on her “terrorist shtick”), M.I.A. got all mad and Tweeted the journalist’s personal cell number. Counterproductive: The […]

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04.07.10 Marina Galperina

David Byrne blogs about P.S.1 director Klaus Biesenbach burning Lady Gaga in person by telling her no, she is not a performance artist. And an old flame of Marina Abramović should know, right? […]

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