Murakami’s marketing organism arrives in Brooklyn (yawn)

If you’re interested in the Murakami spectacle, check out the roundup of reviews TCOP ran when the show exploded in LA : The Takashi Murakami brand at Geffen Contemporary. Meanwhile, back in the present, in this week’s Village Voice, R.C Baker goes Murakami. “Having sold miniature versions of his sculptures as ‘snack toys,’ Murakami has … read more… “Murakami’s marketing organism arrives in Brooklyn (yawn)”

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Rewriting history: two surveys of Latin American art

“The Arts in Latin America: 1492-1820,” curated by Ilona Katzew. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. Through Oct. 28 “La Presencia: Latin American Art in the United States,” Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA. through Aug. 25. Lots of saints, lots of blood, lots of gold is Holly Myers’ admittedly … read more… “Rewriting history: two surveys of Latin American art”

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