ARTLURKER

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Friday’s Hairy Eyeball: Miami’s Wade Guyton infestation, Hirschhorn Museum balloon decision, Jerry Saltz praises Jeff Koons

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Friday’s Hairy Eyeball; come rain, sleet, snow and public holidays.

A dedicated piece on the art world’s most powerful figure, Hans Ulrich Obrist entitled, The Man Who Made Curating an Art [via NY Observer]

A funny observation regarding the proliferation of Wade Guyton Untitled U‘s in Miami [via Greg.org]

The hi-tech bubble meeting hall proposed by Diller Scofidio and Renfro for the Hirschhorn Museum in Washington DC is advocated amongst fears it will detract from art in the Washington Post and pulled apart a bit on Greg.org.

Much to our despair, Jerry Saltz sparks debate regarding Jeff Koons by describing Puppy (currently being installed outside the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, Australia) as “utterly perfect, powerful, and beyond criticism” [via New York Magazine]

Butt Magazine sums up Art Basel Miami Beach as “Boring Sex and Bad Art” [via Butt]

Paddy Johnson of Art Fag City launches her annual fundraiser [via ArtFagCity]

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Friday’s Hairy Eyeball: Miami’s Wade Guyton infestation, Hirschhorn Museum balloon decision, Jerry Saltz praises Jeff Koons