Art a GoGo Podcast #54 – Orbit Tower, RED, News and More

Show Notes:
Click here to Listen to the MP3 of podcast #54
(27.35 minutes)

Art News

– Jeff Koons Previews his BMW Design
Pritzker Prize Goes To Japan’s SANAA Duo
Anish Kapoor chosen for landmark 2012 sculpture
London’s Olympic tower is a monument to historical irony
– Museum Guards ‘Sw!pe’ The Spotlight

Art Related Play and Movie

Red (play at the Golden Theater NY)
* Alfred Molina (Mark Rothko)
* Eddie Redmayne (Ken, Rothko’s asst.)
Primary Colors and Abstract Appetites [NYT review]
What’s True in Art Studios and Onstage [Another NYT review]
– “Red” Alert [interview with Molina, Redmayne, and producer]

Art of the Steal (Documentary)
Art of the Steal (Movie Site)
The Art of the Steal: February 26, 2010 Manifesto From the Battle for the Barnes Collection
Art of the Steal’: Actual Heist Or Conspiracy Theory? [NPR]
– The Art of the Steal – Official trailer

Recommended Exhibits

Birth of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay
May 22 – September 6, 2010
de young Museum, SF

Impressionist Paris: City of Light
June 5 – September 26, 2010
Legion of Honor, SF

Van Gogh, Gauguin, Cézanne and Beyond: Post-Impressionist Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay
September 25, 2010 – January 18, 2011
de young Museum, SF

Bill Viola, The Night Journey
The Night Journey is a video game/art project that integrates some of Viola’s imagery from previous projects.

“The Night Journey” (USC, official site)

“The Night Journey” trailer

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