September 10, 2014: Nick Cave In Conversation, Brooklyn Museum Director to Retire, and Happy Birthday to Karl Lagerfeld This #NYFW
In New York, Cao Fei’s “L.A. Town” opens at Lombard Freid; “(Nothing But) Flowers: Michiel Ceulers, Jo Nigoghossian, Anthony Pearson, Paul Pascal Theriault, Lisa Williamson” opens at Nathalie Karg Gallery; Prune Nourry’s “Terracotta Daughters,” presented by FIAF’s Crossing The Line, opens at The China Institute; Ragnar Kjartansson and The National’s “A Lot of Sorrow” opens at Luhring Augustine, Bushwick; Marco Palmieri opens at Robert Blumenthal; and “Saul Steinberg: 100th Anniversary Exhibition” opens at Pace Gallery.
In London, “The Go-Between” opens at Sprovieri.
Today’s Notable News
Gilda Snowden, beloved Detroit artist and educator died from heart failure on Tuesday. (via Huffington Post)
Best of Instagram
“Making Sense of the Legal Battle Over Vivian Maier’s Artworks” (via Hyperallergic)
On Jim Dine’s new London exhibition, which revisits Communist-era student artworks (via Art in America)
Artist of the Day:
Happy birthday to the perennially chic, black-and-white-gloved Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel fashion designer, artist, and photographer extraordinaire, whose endlessly imaginative runway shows have included themes like supermarkets and icebergs—and even an art gallery itself, replete with custom-made artworks referencing Kandinsky, Pollock, and Duchamp, among others. “Art is art. Fashion is fashion,” Lagerfeld once told the New York Times. “However, Andy Warhol proved that they can exist together.”
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