Al Dente, 2003
one of my favorite things is how people talk to themselves in tumblr tags, taking this space designed for metadata classification and using it as a form of parenthetical speech. those grey little tags feel so cozy, a whispered dimension to the flat communication of the net
Curator Scott Rothkopf and Jeff Koons visit the sculpture Play-Doh at a foundry in upstate New York. The sculpture has been in the works for over twenty years (!) and will be premiered at the Whitney in Jeff Koons: A Retrospective, opening June 27.
I didn’t approach the prospect of being an artist with the notion that anything was guaranteed, or that I had a right to anything, least of all success. Its the kind of life you go into with a lot of hope, but you really take your chances. The reward has been the chance I’ve had to live a life that involves doing what I love more than anything else, and having that be at the center of my life rather than on the peripheryBeing An Artist Martin Puryear (1984)
Michael Alig is free and tweeting…
Stick Titty (after Goldsworthy), 2014