What do a business man, a sports guy and Bruce Mau all have in commong? Denver’s Biennial of the Americas, which proudly touts itself as a biennial with scientists and thinkers. But what about the art?
The Glenn Beck art criticism story gets more convoluted and twisted and downright frightening. Just because it’s published and written doesn’t mean it’s factual or accurate. When will we learn to question everything that is sold to us as the truth? as law and gospel? as fact? Christopher Knight and Salon.com explain.
Scotland Yard says the theft was a stunt for publicity. But any more so than Hirst’s diamond encrusted skull was a stunt for publicity and to inflate the value of his art before his “Beautiful Inside My Head Forever” direct-to-auction sale at Sotheby’s?
Alas. It will take a very special buyer or someone who doesn’t care about the politics of the community to make it work.
Glenn Beck attacks Rockefeller Center’s public art as communist and fascist and once again gets all the facts wrong.
“This isn’t a biennial of contemporary art in the traditional sense. Our goal is to reinvent the notion of a biennial and take it a step further.”
Maybe all of the out of work performers in America could perform for those in unemployment lines, play music, make art. At least everyone would be happy for a moment! And who knows where that might lead…. Check this video out at adobeairstream.com
Bridget has a Masters Degree in Communications, but one would never know it by the dialogue on the show. Nothing is original, everything is clichéd and she doesn’t delve her mind deeper than the sand in which she digs her toes. “It’s so beautiful” was repeated about a dozen times in Spain.
Dreaming the future can create the future. That is the premise behind Dreaming New Mexico (DNM), a Bioneers project with support from Google Earth’s Outreach Program. Dreaming New Mexico was selected runner up for the 2009 Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
We need fewer artists doing the same thing and more artists pushing the boundaries stretched by artists from the past. We need independent voices willing to speak out and act as regulators of the marketplace—not regulators of the Art. We need critics willing to debate and stand up for what they believe. We need to recognize that there are artists all over the world quietly making interesting and challenging art, overlooked by the system and market.