If you’re like me, you’ve spent many a sleepless night wondering what Al Pacino thinks of Julian Schnabel. Maybe you’ve even imagined Al Pacino doing a Julian Schnabel impression and vice versa. No? Well, humble reader, behold the answer to your (my) prayers! Below is a video of Al Pacino talking about Julian Schnabel. Saying hello to his little friend, if you will. Read More
LAND, the Los Angeles Nomadic Division, raised close to $300,000 at its third annual benefit gala. The money will go toward supporting artists making public art. Read More
The annual benefit gala for SculptureCenter in Long Island City will honor art dealer Paula Cooper.
The gala will feature a “special presentation” by John Baldessari, an appearance by Christian Marclay and the unveiling of projects by artists Alisa Baremboym, Ian Cheng and Martin Soto Climent. Read More
Fall galas are going to begin in only a few weeks, and news is streaming out about the lucky honorees that they will fête. The Museum of Modern Art’s film benefit has tapped Quentin Tarantino, and now the Storm King Art Center, in Mountainville, N.Y., has announced that it will honor master sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard and philanthropist and board member Anne Sidamon-Eristoff at its Oct. 17 benefit at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York. Read More
Last night at Skylight Soho, for the Skowhegan Awards Dinner celebrating the prestigious artist residency in Maine, Ann Gund, the arts patron and chair of the Skowhegan board, approached a podium as the crowd was digging into their first course, and told everyone something that was a big relief. Read More
The Brooklyn Museum’s annual Artists Ball gala was held on the fifth anniversary of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art on the museum’s fourth floor. The lobby was filled with more than a few intimidating presences for the occasion. Gloria Steinem stood a bit hidden behind the press check-in and had a long line of admirers waiting to hold court with her; Marisa Tomei wore a gold chain that read BROOKLYN spelled out in cursive and said that feminist art “touches your soul”; Judy Chicago, the artist behind the Sackler Center’s permanent installation The Dinner Party, wore bright green and pink and stuck out of the crowd. Read More