X
04.12.10 Marina Galperina

“Erotic Scene,” “La Douler,” “The Pain” or, as Gawker commenters call it, PaBLOW Picasso’s BLEW Period painting will be displayed at the Met along with all the rest of their 300+ Picassos. Apparently, the controversy wasn’t about the work’s authenticity or “think of the children!” getting an eyeful of fellatio, but, according to Met curator […]

Read More…

03.18.10 Marina Galperina

Norwegian-Danish artist Nina Maria Kleivan has just caused an internet shudder with ‘Potency’ the photo exhibit featuring her baby daughter dressed as various bad guys of history. Hitler Baby stole the controversy spotlight.  No one is afraid of Baby Stalin. […]

Read More…

Marina Galperina

With all the alarmist, Xeroxed hoopla around nudity in Marina Abramovic’s current performance art retrospective at MoMA, MSNBC joins in. Apparently, “the artist says that’s she’s shocked by how upset people are by the nudity.” ORLY? As part of the main performance, Abramovic is remaining silent through the end of the exhibit in late May. […]

Read More…

02.23.10 Marina Galperina

Artist/prankster William Powhida and the Brooklyn Rail team up to bring you the “imaginary protest” for the New Museum’s Koons-curated Imaginary Museum exhibit series. A limited edition of 666, the “Howdy Koonsy” tee is a great way to support ye local “critical perspectives” rag and stir up shit at the same time. Obnoxioulicious! Previous Powhida/Rail colab […]

Read More…