The Art World

Amazon Re-Enters Online Art Market

Amazon Re-Enters Online Art Market

While you have been all sorts of mesmerized by Jeff Bezos purchasing the Washington Post, he was busy setting up Amazon Art. I have to say, the ability for us to buy Picasso’s and Rockwell’s online is titillating. -The Poliblogger A day after the news that Amazon’s founder and chief executive, Jeff Bezos, is buying The Washington Post, his company officially entered another cultural arena: art. On Tuesday, the online retailer announced the start of Amazon Art, where customers can buy original and limited-edition art from more than 150 dealers and 4,500 artists, ranging in price from a $10 screen print by […]

 
 

‘Heard NY’ Brings Dancing Horses to Grand Central Terminal

‘Heard NY’ Brings Dancing Horses to Grand Central Terminal

‘Heard NY’ Brings Dancing Horses to Grand Central Terminal By MELENA RYZIK Published: March 24, 2013 Julieta Cervantes for The New York Times The artist Nick Cave at Grand Central Terminal on Sunday. It’s part of “Heard NY,” a site-specific performance by the Chicago artist Nick Cave, in collaboration with dancers from the Ailey School. Mr. Cave, known for his Soundsuits — costumelike sculptures that make noise as they move — has created the life-size horses out of colorful raffia. Each fits two dancers and rustles like a corn field when the herd “grazes” in Vanderbilt Hall or suddenly breaks […]