Welcome to Friday’s Hairy Eyeball, a weekly gnarl of linkage to the art blogs of the world.
ART FAG CITY kicked off the week with a photo montage by Michael Mahalchick and by asking the question “What would Warhol blog?” then on Tuesday offered sarcastic commentary on David Lynch’s solo show at Griffin in Santa Monica followed by an amusing comments thread.
In a post from August 1st BAD AT SPORTS reflects on the saga of Annie Leibovitz’ financial strife, her vulnerable New York real estate and the possibility she will lose her negatives and the rights to her photographs for failure to pay a $24,000 loan from Art Capital Group. The story was followed up here in Art Forum on Wednesday.
We Make Money Not Art reviews a project entitled The Golden Institute, a tongue-in-cheek yet thoughtful play on energy preservation and ecology at London’s Royal College of Art show which closed on July 5th.
Edward Winkleman gets the scoop on a hot new blog on the art market: “For those of us who can’t get enough of up-to-the-minute news on the art market, noted author and journalist Lindsay Pollock has launched a blog!!! Presenting your new daily must-read: Lindsay Pollock Art Market Views.”