Louise Blouin Allegedly Said Ex-Publishers ‘Make Too Much Money’: Here’s the Shanley and Buckley v. Blouin Complaint
By Dan Duray 2/17 3:25pm
Fresh from the courts: here’s the complaint in the case that has former Art + Auction publisher Kate Shanley and her associate publisher, Wendy Buckley, demanding $137,431.32 and $90,025.65, respectively, from their former boss, Louise Blouin. Read More
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Panel: The Work of Harvey Quaytman at McKee
Superstar alert! To mark the publication of Phaidon’s new monograph for the excellent hard-edged abstractionist Harvey Quaytman (1937–2002), art historian Dore Ashton, critic and artist Phong Bui and artist R. H. Quaytman (the painter’s daughter) unite to discuss his work. Should be a great one. —Andrew Russeth
McKee Gallery, 745 Fifth Avenue, #400, New York, 6 p.m. Read More
By Dan Duray 2/14 4:16pm
Today around 4 a.m., employees of Louise Blouin Media’s New York office in Chelsea were told not to come into the office due to the “inclement weather.” Read More
By Dan Duray 2/14 8:49am
By Dan Duray 2/12 2:26pm
Though the Museum of Modern Art will demolish the building that housed its former neighbor, the American Folk Art Museum, MoMA’s director, Glenn Lowry, said today, in an interview with The New York Times, that the museum will preserve and store the Folk Art museum’s distinctive copper-bronze facade. Read More
By Dan Duray 2/11 3:57pm
George Clooney does a pretty good job of protecting art in the new movie Monuments Men (Rotten Tomatoes score: 34%), but Robert Edsel, the author of the book the movie is based on, thinks drones should be used in Syria to protect the cultural artifacts there. Read More
By Dan Duray 2/11 3:43pm
The Germain painter David Ostrowski (b. 1981) sold a work at the Phillips auction house London day sale today for $142,206, blowing past its pre-sale estimates of $16,000 to $25,000 on its way to a new artist record. Read More
By Dan Duray 2/11 9:24am
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10
Opening: “Other People’s Paintings” at Torrance Shipman
This sounds like a nice group show. Check out this artist list: Erin Dunn, Austin Eddy, Amanda Friedman, Nora Griffin, MacGregor Harp, Shara Hughes, Anthony Iacono, Nikki Maloof and Laura Westby. Matthew Fischer is curating. —A.R.
Torrance Shipman, 219 36th Street, Brooklyn, 7–10 p.m.
Screening & Discussion: Isaac Julien at MoMA
Have you seen Isaac Julien’s Ten Thousand Waves in the atrium? Have you seen the films being shown because of Ten Thousand Waves in the atrium? Well, tonight you can do these things (and more!) as Mr. Julien will be in conversation with Harvard scholar Guiliana Bruno following screenings of This Is Not an AIDs Advertisement (1987) and Looking for Langston (1989). —Z.L.
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street, New York, films at 5 p.m., talk at 7 p.m., Read More