“Expensive cities kill creativity” by future trend analyst and author Eric Garland….St. Louis does very well according to this article.
A must read at http://www.ericgarland.co/2013/12/17/expensive-cities-kill-creativity/
Tyler Green’s 2013 Top Ten List includes “Donald Judd: The Multicolored Works” at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and the opening of a David Chipperfield-designed wing of the Saint Louis Art Museum…2 out 10 for St. Louis! Very nice and well deserved!
More at http://blogs.artinfo.com/modernartnotes/
Cindy Tower is the top choice in the “Top Art Picks for Chicago and the Midwest 2013” by Pedro Velez in the NEWCITY ART.
More at http://art.newcity.com/2013/12/17/eye-exam-my-top-art-picks-for-chicago-and-the-midwest-2013/#more-15274
The US Copyright Office released a report on resale royalties for visual artists (Droit de Suite). In general, visual artists do not share in the long-term financial success of their works. Instead, the financial gains from the resale of th…eir works inure primarily to third parties such as auction houses, collectors, and art galleries. The Copyright Office agrees that these factors place many visual artists at a material disadvantage vis-à-vis other authors, and therefore the Office supports congressional consideration of a resale royalty right, or “droit de suite,” which would give artists a percentage of the amount paid for a work each time it is resold by another party.
More at http://hyperallergic.com/98268/copyright-laws-are-a-changin-in-nyc-and/
Image: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The New Rules of Public Art.
An organization in Bristol, UK, Situations reimagines what public art can be and where and when it can take place.
More at http://publicartnow.com/2013/12/12/the-new-rules-of-public-art/
Van McElwee is the recipient of the “2013 Artist Fellows of The Regional Arts Commission” ($20,000 Fellowships). He is currently having an exhibition “And/Or” at the gallery. Don’t miss it!