At the Whitney Gala and Studio Party at Moynihan Station…

David Byrne, Ed Ruscha, Adam Weinberg. (Courtesy BFA)

Leonard Nimoy! Ed Ruscha! Michelle Williams! Dustin Yellin! Sofia Coppola (in Louis Vuitton!)! Larry Gagosian! Rashid Johnson! Julie Mehretu! Marian Goodman! Mark di Suvero! Salman Rushdie! Padma Lakshmi! Adam Weinberg! Jeff Koons! Harvey Weinstein! Thelma Golden! Joan Didion (in Uggs!)! Lawrence Weiner! Vito Schnabel! Fred Wilson! Naked people sitting on Louis Vuitton luggage in the center of the room being sketched by other unfortunate volunteers sitting at easels (fully clothed!) that I hope were making more than minimum wage! The woman who said she was “in charge” of the naked people and referred to herself as a “Madame!” Read More


Toasting July 4 With Barbecues and Beer: a Slide Show of Art

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Roy Lichtenstein, Hot Dog, 1963

In honor of Independence Day and the grand American tradition of the barbecue, we present at left a slide show of some of contemporary art’s finest works involving grilled meat and beer. (Even more beer-related artworks are available in this guide.) Have you just thought of a piece that we did not include? Please share it in the comment section below. Read More