After three years of work, the papers of legendary dealer André Emmerich and his gallery are now catalogued and available at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art. (Thank you to Art in America‘s website for pointing to the news.) The complete papers—including appointment books, correspondence and various records—measure some 300 linear feet and are dated from 1925 to 2008, according to the AAA.
Design Decoded, Smithsonian Magazine‘s new blog and the newest member of its “digital family,” launched today with a post called “Designing the Perfect Fruit,” about the product known as “Cuties”—mandarin oranges “made for kids” that are seedless and so much easier to peel.
The Smithsonian is collecting materials from the Occupy Wall Street protests, including some of the colorful signs that protestors have used down at Zuccotti Park. [LA Times]
Michele Elam discusses the ways in which art is central to the cause of Occupy Wall Street. [CNN]
Gallerist reported from a very bumpy Impressionist-modern auction at Christie’s last night. [GalleristNY]