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Tuesday 04.28.09

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Tuesday Links

The Art Newspaper discusses why social networking is important to museums. In a related tangent you can follow PORT on twitter here.

The Guardian considers why "schlocky", "teutonic" self portraitist Martin Kippenberger goes over well with women? It is an odd question. Honestly, my take on him has nothing to do with gender; he's a good artist but not terribly original... he's a kind of permissive force for lesser artists following in his wake. After seeing his retrospective at MoMA recently I feel even more strongly now that his importance (or self-imposed unimportance) seems to rest on his follower's somewhat dubious merit more than his own.

Also, I agree the Simpsons have really lost their edge... even if a majority of the characters are named after Portland streets. Archidose takes apart their architectural ponderings here. I kinda wish it would stop before it gets worse.

Posted by Jeff Jahn on April 28, 2009 at 10:10 | Comments (0)


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