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#DailyArtDose Round-Up   08.14.09

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Week of August 10, 2009

Carolyn Teo: carolynteo.com
Michael Rakowitz: art.northwestern.edu
The Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music: steim.org
Chrysanne Stathacos: chrysannestathacos.com
Stockyard Institute: stockyardinstitute.org

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links for 2009-08-13   08.13.09

Life, Art and Chickens, Afloat in the Harbor (NYTimes.com)
"For the last two months artists have been floating around New York City on the Waterpod, a 3,000-square-foot experiment in community living and artistry. Founded by Mary Mattingly, whose medium is mainly photography, it was envisioned as a self-sustaining living space, an eco- and art-friendly sphere that could be recreated in the future, when land resources might be scarce."


America is changing"but are its art museums? (The Art Newspaper)
"You do not have to look at major US art museums for long to realise that most of the senior management is white, unlike staff at comparable levels in corporations, universities and government offices. When is this going to change? Those leading efforts to diversify museums say the economic reality of who pays to support institutions has not evolved sufficiently to require any lasting push for change. But American demographics are shifting swiftly. US minority groups will become the majority in a few decades. And art museums will have to diversify to survive."
(tags: museum race arts.leadership)

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
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links for 2009-08-12   08.12.09

ReBurbia: Top Twenty Finalists
"What would a McMansion become if it werent a single-family dwelling? How could a vacant big box store be retrofitted for agriculture? What sort of design solutions can you come up with to facilitate car-free mobility, burb-grown food, and local, renewable energy generation?"

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
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links for 2009-08-11   08.11.09

Fragile art takes a hit in an interactive world (chicagotribune.com)
"Why is this a surprise to anybody?" said Harriet F. Senie, an art history professor at City College in New York and the author of several books on public art. "The first thing people do with public art is they climb on it."

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
Category: Links

links for 2009-08-10   08.10.09

Room service: Berlin hotel tells artists to pay for stay with artwork, not cash (The Guardian)
"A five-star hotel in Berlin has opened its doors to cash-strapped artists, asking them to pay for bed and board not with money but with a work of art. The offer from the Hotel Marienbad in Auguststrasse is open to painters, sculptors or conceptual artists willing to "subject the hotel to permanent change" with their efforts."

Author: Christopher Lynn, Executive Director
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