Posts Tagged ‘art’

What makes art popular?

February 7, 2015

What Makes Art Popular?…Luck & #Opinion of Others
http://www.fastcocreate.com/3027193/what-makes-art-popular-science-says-its-luck-and-the-opinion-of-others Author buys 15k copies of his book to create a bestseller

For Fervent Fans of the Dutch Masters, ‘It’s a Dream Come True’ – NYTimes.com

November 30, 2013

What a Tokyo scientist sees in NY: 14 of #Vermeer’s 37! For Fervent Fans of the Dutch Masters, It’s a Dream Come True
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/28/arts/design/for-fervent-fans-of-the-dutch-masters-its-a-dream-come-true.html 4+5+4+1 = 14

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But a convergence is also driving traffic to the exhibition: With four Vermeers at the Frick through Jan. 19, five in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection, four at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and one attributed, in whole or in part, to Vermeer now on loan to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Eastern Seaboard temporarily features 38.8 percent of all known Vermeers, accessible by Amtrak. (A reported 37th painting has long been disputed.)

Spiral Jetty » American Scientist

February 9, 2013

http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/pub/spiral-jetty

Self-Portraits of William Utermohlen, MIT Tech Review. Incredible #artwork series progressively showing #dementia

December 7, 2012

http://www.technologyreview.com/photogallery/429486/dementia-the-self-portraits-of-william-utermohlen

Bruce Nauman (b. 1941) | Eat Death

October 8, 2012

The relationship between consumption & expiration
http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=4387816

Albrecht Dürer: Portrait of the artist as an entrepreneur | The Economist

December 27, 2011

Interesting portrait of an old master as a businessman
http://www.economist.com/node/21541710

Andy Warhol: A one-man market | The Economist

December 27, 2011

in ’10 his works sold for >$300M, ~17% of tot. art market
http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2011/11/andy-warhol

Andy Warhol: A one-man market | The Economist

December 27, 2011

in ’10 his work sold for >$300M, ~17% of tot. art market
http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2011/11/andy-warhol