Monthly Archives: July 2010

Between a temple and a bus terminal….

I like this little blurb of an article from the Observer about the shifting relationships between audiences and artwork at the MOMA, and how best to transform the spaces in the museum from shrines of quiet veneration into forums of … Continue reading

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Iteration and Innovation

Just came back from a fascinating panel discussion hosted by Venture Lab (VLAB) at Stanford’s School of Business. It was standing room only – which is to be expected when the speakers were from Google (Marissa Mayer) and IDEO (Tim … Continue reading

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Jury is out

I wouldn’t want to judge this one….. The YouTube/Guggenheim partnership that promises to bring obscure video artists into one of the most prestigious exhibition spaces in the world, has apparently received over 6,600 submisions already. Yikes! They have also just … Continue reading

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Nuts n’ Bolts

Not as delicious as Bits n’ Bites, but important nonetheless. YOU have spoken and WE have heard you! I know that some very patient and incredibly talented artists have been having some technical difficulties posting to ShinyArt. There are so … Continue reading

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Is that art on your phone or are you just happy to see me??

Just when you thought you couldn’t take it with you – here are some clever artists telling you that you can (on the bus, the train, the office, the park, the grocery store…)…..and HOW. Got a Palm? An Android? An … Continue reading

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Aching feet….

Who knew there were so many spectacular and quirky little artsy hotels SF? I ventured into almost 20 of these little gems today – from the tiny gallery-like Hotel des Arts to the lcool and sleek Hotel Vitale…. My mission … Continue reading

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Magnetic connections

Some interesting updates in ShinyArt land…Great conversation with director and producer of performance and video art, Marisela La Grave of the NY-based Magnetic Laboratorium. Magnetic Laboratorium is basically an incubator for collaborative live art and media projects – a Mecca … Continue reading

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