The art: Barbara Kruger, Plenty, 2010 as installed at the Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York (site specific installation). Walls read, “Money makes money and a rich man’s jokes are always funny.” Ceiling reads, “You want it/ You need it/ You buy it/ You forget it.”
The news: “Who’s Very Important,” by Paul Krugman in the New York Times.
The source: Guild Hall via one of my favorite Tumblrs: iTeeth, a must-follow!
Opens Tonight, June 21, 6-8p:
“Good For You Son”
Mike Weiss Gallery, 520 24th St., NYC
Canadian artist Patrick Lundeen’s first New York City solo exhibition. Lundeen appropriates found objects and images and imbues his works with an alternate context, function and message. He often brings together seemingly disparate objects—from flags to rugs to posters to keyboards to grocery store dailies and MAD Magazine pages—into cohesive works that often resemble an anthropomorphic mask. - July 28