May 3, 2011

Twitter notes

Here are some recent items cut and pasted from the Two Coats Twitter Feed. For readers unfamiliar with Twitter, "RT" indicates the item has been repeated, or "retweeted," from someone else's Twitter feed. The "@" symbol indicates that I'm referring to another Twitter-er.

1. TOP STORY: The doubter in my family finally embraces blogging after all these years. "Christ, it's easy to imagine how you could become a linking, blogging fool. It's like an opinionated study guide."Um, yeah. // His first post is up @Harpers 

2. Interesting limited edition book is available in PDF // Momentarily: Learning from Mega-Events (cc @)

3. Carol Diehl writes about her ongoing project--the longest performance art piece ever executed. She calls it "Life." Hilarious.

4. Blogging painter Joanne Mattera's show, "Diamond Life,"  at Marcia Wood in Atlanta (Installation image above). The show is up through May 28, 2011. For more installation shots check out Joanne's blog: 

5. Two Coats of Paint can be your bff on Facebook. Like Two Coats and all the new posts will appear automatically in your FB newsfeed. 

6. Tonight! MT @: Matthew Miller (image above): the magic black of an open barn door on a really sunny day when you just cannot see into it

7. Had lunch with a delegation of artists from a university in China. They say A WW is simply a tax evading attention seeker who's ruining things for the rest of the artists in China. Who knew.

Reuben Nakian, "Juno," 1982, terra cotta with traces of white and pink wash, 9-1/2 x 14 x 6"

8. Ran into Rubin Nakian's son on 57th Street today

9. Once more: this show is EXCELLENT (image above) "70 Years of Abstract Painting" at Jason McCoy

10. I'm at the Malevich and the Americans show at Gagosian, drowning in testosterone.

11. In a fraught thread about the trend toward offhand aesthetics, JSM just called me a nitpicking curmudeon. Ouch.

12. Just assigned @ 's three-part piece on Web 2.0 @ to my social media class. I hope they read it.

13. Sign up for a week-long professional practices workshop with the amazing Sharon Louden. In June at New York Academy of Art

14. Or take my course and learn how to blog/use social networking media this summer. Online at MassArt.

Dustin London, Untitled, Egg Tempera on Joint Comp on Wall, 6.5x6.3 cm

15. Yeah // RT @: RT @: (nice) Painter, Dustin London:

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