Chase gives away Art, The first ever Art Handlers’ Olympics, and Jean Nouvel’s design for the National Museum of Qatar were among the week’s headlines. Read on for ArtWeLove’s news digest.
New York Times: Giacometti Bronze Breaks World Record Auction Price
“I remember Giacometti’s studio in Paris, in an overgrown garden: bits of plaster and other debris, stained walls, rain trickling through the ceiling, and G. shivering in the winter. I don’t think any American artist could work in such extreme poverty.”
Just wanted to share a great cartoon that won the audience & judge’s award at the Iron Mule Film Fest I attended a few weeks ago. The ending is hilarious!
Making this short was really fun, mostly for the research it involved. I got to reconnect with shows like “The Outer Limits” and “The Twilight Zone”, watch weird old soft sci-fi movies like “Forbidden Planet,” and the occasional big-monster-themed Looney Tunes episode. I felt these shows are so over-brimming with crazy style that it felt relatively easy to find things to put in visually. The comic book feel was strongly based on a lot of people, but the big ones that come to mind are Dan James (Ghostshrimp), Rui Tenreiro, Brecht Evens, Thomas Herpich , and Kazimir Strzepek. There are plenty more, but these all heavily influenced my style…
Financial scandal, a Playboy art show, and the fate of Caravaggio were among the week’s headlines. Read on for ArtWeLove’s news digest.