Getting Read for Art Basel Miami Beach 2009

Though as many as 60 galleries have opted to not return to the art fair this year, the eighth annual Art Basel Miami Beach is slated to go off without a hitch December 3-6.  It has moved from Collins Park to the Miami Beach Convention Center and has added several new galleries to the lineup,…

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Pope Benedict XVI requests meetings with acclaimed contemporary artists

Pope Benedict XVI has sent out 500 invitations to international artists, sculptors, architects, musicians, film directors, and one prima ballerina to meet with him at the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. More than 250 visitors have been received including Anish Kapoor, currently on exhibit at the Royal Academy in London, Saha Hadid, architect of the…

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MOCA’s 30th Anniversary Gala Hollywood Style

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, celebrated its 30th birthday with a glamorous gala extravaganza.  The evening featured a performance by Lady Gaga and a slew of famous attendees including Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale, James Franco, Jessica Biel, and more.  According to event reports, Lady Gaga played a…

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Forman & Bass Forman @ Wall Street Journal Bldg (NY)

Please join us for drinks and hors d’oeuvres at a reception for the artists: Thursday November 12th, 6-8pm. The Durst Organization Presents “Parallel” Works by Zaria Forman and Rena Bass Forman On view: October 14 – November 25 Lobby Gallery, Wall Street Journal Building 1155 Avenue of the Americas Reception for the Artists: Thursday November 12th,…

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Annual Community of Unity benefit at WW New York

Winston Wachter New York was pleased to host the annual benefit for Community of Unity. Community of Unity has been called the most effective youth development program in New York City, transforming the lives of students, and in turn, the culture of their schools. Through peer group meetings and one-on-one mentoring, Community of Unity staff…

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Tate Modern Controversy

The Tate Modern was approached by police from Scotland Yard regarding a particular photograph in their current exhibition. The picture “Spiritual America” by Richard Prince, which features an underage Brooke Shields in the buff, is a photograph of a photograph originally taken by photographer Gary Cross in 1975.  Thirty-five years after the original photo shoot,…

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