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Restrain !Restrict! Reserve!

At Team Gallery: Gradar Eide  Einarsson: Judge , Sept 6- Oct 13 2007At Team Gallery Gradar Eide Einarsson: Judge , Sept 6- Oct 13 2007

In the spirit of the staff of that certain Chelsea boutique with the $7,500 shearling jackets. Much like the agent for Kasia Struss during NY Fashion Week. Ladies and gentlemen the NY art gallery chilled to the maximum in sang froid ; Team Gallery, back in biz with a Sept 6 opening of Norwegian artist, Gradar Eide Einarsson's "Judge" show . Yes as in Judge Dredd vs Judge Schreber. Can't wait to see whose sang has the most froid.

Donald Judd Wuz Here!

Donald Judd Desk and Chair SetDonald Judd Desk and Chair Set

Donald Judd Desk set, designed 1982. Finland color ply, birch plywood, mahogany plywood, hardwoods, Texas pine, or pine; shown in green Finland color ply 30 x 48 x 33 inches (desk) 30 x 15 x 15 inches (each chair). Available at Artware Editions

New week, new office and though pragmatism was the order of the day when it came to office decor, the TI has a dream that one day he will buy this Donald Judd desk and chair set. But never to sit on, just to stare at while thinking in terms of space and weight and angles and scale. Wonder if we could commisson a seat cushion.

Artforum: September 2007

Artforum Steptember 2007Artforum Steptember 2007

Cover Image: Bruce Nauman, Square Depression 1977/2007. White concrete 82" x 82"

After the long drought of summer, the new Artforum's here! Can't wait to read Okwui Enwezor's overview before taking the Grand Tour through Venice, Kassel and Munster,

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EXTREME

Chris Burden : Locus and Publishing CoChris Burden : Locus and Publishing Co

Chris Burden's dedication to the ideal of the extreme has made a myth of the man. From his graduate piece in his Master Of Fine Arts program at UC Irvine where he locked himself in a school locker for five days, to his decision in November 1971 to make a piece called "Shoot", in which a friend fired a gun fifteen feet away from him to create a "wound" as art piece, Burden has certainly pushed art's self-definition to its edge. Almost self-destructively so. But it is the April 23 1974 performance, in Venice California when Burden had himself cruxified to a Volkswagen and then driven for probably a good 30 seconds on a speedway, that his place was secured in the annals of art infamy. It was supposed to be the kind of anti-art, not made for consumption or for that matter- for posterity - but here it is, one of the greatest images in contemporary art history and the cover moment of the must-buy overview of Burden's work. Currently available via D.A.P. By Locus and Publishing Co. $85.00.

NUIT BLANCHE: MUST SEE

Matali Crassett is  HOT!Matali Crassett is HOT!

Paris Fashion Week, Sept 30th - Oct 8th.

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