Tag Archives: Ovation

Carol Lee Brosseau (left) and Miller Gaffney (right) of Art Breakers. SAM HON

What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?: ‘Art Breakers’ and the Art World’s Reality TV Problem

There have been two former attempts to translate the art world into a successful reality television series. Work of Art, which debuted in 2010 and ran for two seasons on Bravo, had up-and-coming artists compete for a solo exhibition at … Read More

United Colors of Benetton ad from 1992.


Morning Links: United Colors of Benetton Edition

Must-read stories from around the art world Read More

Tony Clifton, Live from the Sunset Strip, 2010. COMIC RELIEF ARCHIVES

Who Doesn’t Like a Good Art Joke? The Artist as Comedian

Over the past few years there has been a minor humor renaissance within the art world. Artists from a variety of backgrounds have been incorporating strategies cribbed from stand-up, operating in a cultural grey area that merges traditions and often … Read More

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Divya Mehra, Still from On Tragedy (Did you hear the one about the Indian?), 2012.

Remixing Romare Bearden

The Bearden iPad app, your Demuth’s in the mail, Frida threatens to shave, and other links from around the Web (and MTV) Read More