Friday’s Art Notes
Czech artist Michaela Klakurkova grounds a fir tree as part of an installation entitled ‘Second Chance’ in front of the Parliament in Bucharest on January 13, 2011. Two Czech artists Michaela Klakurkova and Jan Zaloudek re-planted used Christmas trees to draw the attention of the residents of Bucharest on the things they throw away. Photo by Daniel Mihailescu/ AFP/ Getty Images
The opening of Spider-Man has been delayed a fifth time, pushing the official Broadway debut back to mid-March, via The Wall Street Journal.
ARTINFO rounds up some responses to an EU decision that installations by the artists Dan Flavin and Bill Viola aren’t really art works, but simply light fixtures. The decision has consequences for art dealers in the way the works are priced and taxed.
You can buy anything online these days, including million dollar works of art, via The Wall Street Journal.
Ellen Stewart, a vanguard of New York’s experimental performance scene and the founder of the groundbreaking off-broadway mainstay La MaMa Theater, has died at age 91, via The New York Times.