September 19, 2014: Zaha Hadid’s Luxury Line for Harrods, Jackson Pollock’s Apartment Up For Sale, and Art and Science Join Forces Against Climate Change
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Today’s Notable News
Harrods launched a line of luxury homeware designed by Zaha Hadid, the architect and designer’s first lifestyle collection. (via The Guardian)
Art collective Not An Alternative is teaming up with climate scientists to encourage museums to refuse funding from those who deny man-made climate change. (via The Art Newspaper)
Jackson Pollock’s former Greenwich Village apartment is on the market for $1.25 million. (via artnet)
Ai Weiwei speaks out against the Chinese Government again in a recent interview with the Associated Press (via ABC News)
Best of Instagram
Via @RHcontempart: “Jason Gringler, Mask, 2012, Layered acrylic glass, smashed glass, epoxy, silicone, caulking, spray enamel, paint, reflective vinyl, aluminum tape and wood, 48 x 42 in. #JasonGringler #RHcontempART Opening reception tonight! Sept. 19th, 6-8 pm.”
Good Reads
Was Constable the First Impressionist?” A review of the exhibition, “Constable: The Making of a Master,” showing at the Victoria & Albert Museum. (via Wall Street Journal)
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