Tag Archives: David Shrigley

Joseph de Montgolfier in the “Flesselles” - a 43-meter high balloon, January 19, 1784. ©MUSÉE DES PAPETERIES CANSON ET MONTGOLFIER

Prix Canson for Works on Paper Names 2016 Finalists

The Prix Canson has revealed the finalists for its 2016 edition. Given out annually by the Fonds Canson pour l’Art et le Papier, the prize recognizes an artist who makes works on paper and has contributed to his or her … Read More

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2,000 Scottish Football Fans Will Receive a Foam Multiple by David Shrigley at a Game Tomorrow

Tomorrow, 2,000 lucky fans of Glasgow, Scotland’s Partick Thistle football club will receive a yellow foam thumb designed by artist David Shrigley to use while cheering on their beloved Jags against Dundee United. They are being given out on a first-come, first-served … Read More


Ticket Masters: Takashi Murakami’s Designs Take to the Slopes

The slope at Buttermilk, a ski park in Aspen, Colorado, is home to the extreme sports competition the Winter X Games and, on average, 300 inches of snow per year. In addition to intense weather and feats of athletic prowess, … Read More


Morning Links: Misogynistic Appropriation Edition

Zak Arctander appropriated a photograph by Arabelle Sicardi and Tayler Smith, and his version ended up in The New Yorker. Sicardi and Smith strike back. [Jezebel]Billionaire collector Adrian Cheng is supporting a series of exhibitions at the Institute of Contemporary … Read More


Morning Links: David Shrigley–Designed Soccer Mascot Edition

Jonathan Jones on why the new David Shrigley–designed mascot for the Scottish soccer team Partick Thistle is “art at its best.” [The Guardian]The Guggenheim Helsinki has officially unveiled its design, by Moreau Kusunoki Architectes. [The New York Times]Protests at MoMA … Read More

Michael Heizer's Levitated Mass (2012). 


Morning Links: Michael Heizer Edition

Art Basel has announced the 74 artists who will contribute to its large-scale show, “Unlimited,” which runs in tandem to the fair and features large works that would not be able to fit in traditional gallery areas. Works by Kader Attia, David Shrigley, Ai … Read More

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Clowning Around With Public Sculpture in City Hall Park

David Shrigley, Ugo Rondinone, and Franz West are among the A-list artists whose sculptures are featured in Public Art Fund’s new exhibition Read More

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Installation view of "The Cat Show," 2013. White Columns, New York City. PHOTO: JONATHAN GRASSI. COURTESY WHITE COLUMNS.

Taking Cat Art Seriously

From a provocative upcoming Metropolitan Museum show to adoption-ready “purr-formers,” the art world is exploring the shock of the mew Read More


Doodle Unto Others

For an artist best known for his zany doodles depicting life in its brutal absurdity, David Shrigley leads a surprisingly disciplined existence, involving a strict work routine, jogging, and yoga. “You can’t just lie on the roof and smoke joints … Read More