Link to The Inefficiency Aesthetic

The Inefficiency Aesthetic

Somewhere in America this morning, someone took a coffee capsule and placed it in a single-cup Kuerig coffee maker, pressed a button, and got a fresh cup of coffee. Meanwhile, somewhere else in America, someone poured whole coffee beans into a grinder, ground up the...

Link to Your Daily Arts Break: Nancy Shaver

Your Daily Arts Break: Nancy Shaver

  Incline, decline, outside WalMart, 2009 Wood, wooden blocks, fabric, metal, house paint, Flashe acrylic paint; 76 x 56 x 7” http://featureinc.com/artist_pages/shaver_artistpg.html  

Link to Your Daily Arts Break: B. Wurtz

Your Daily Arts Break: B. Wurtz

Untitled (prototype for a multiple), 1993 Mixed Media, 31.5″x8.5″x8.5″ http://bwurtz.com

Link to Your Daily Arts Break: Sarah Braman

Your Daily Arts Break: Sarah Braman

Teenage Spaceship, 2010 Jeep Cab, Steel, Plexiglass & Paint http://www.miandn.com/#/artists/sarah-braman/  

Link to Everyday Abstraction at the Frist: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

Everyday Abstraction at the Frist: The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

As a compliment to our week of work by artists concerned with transforming everyday materials into abstract works of art, here are some of the beautiful quilts from Gee’s Bend, a selection of which is currently on view at the Frist Center for the Visual...

Link to The New York Times’ Roberta Smith weighs in on the controversy at MOCA

The New York Times’ Roberta Smith weighs in on the controversy at MOCA

A tough assessment of the situation at MOCA by New Youk Times art critic Roberta Smith where she calls on Director Jeffrey Deitch to “become a real museum director” and “stop organizing exhibitions — in part to create more of a firewall between his new...