1. #Worth Sharing

    Artist Jon Rafman overlays interiors with masterpieces

    (Pictured: Picasso Everybody Loves Raymond (2013))

     
  2. #Daily Art Fix:

    Huang Yan is known for overlaying traditional Chinese paintings on his models’ faces and torsos. This work is a particularly striking—the painted subject looks directly at the viewer, his cultural heritage deeply imbedded into his personal identity, not unlike a tattoo.

     
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  6. #California Dreaming

    While west coasters get to bask in the sunshine and enjoy the opening of LA Contemporary today, those of us trapped in NYC are huddled up in our respective homes and offices trying to escape Polar Vortex, part deux. To keep our spirits up, we’ll be sharing some of our favorite Cali themed works, starting with iconic American artist Ed Ruscha’s Pool Series. 

     
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  12. Online pre-bidding is now live for the Aperture Foundation 1/1 Benefit Auction! 

    Fun fact: This year’s event includes a groundbreaking Aperture Instagram auction, curated by Kathy Ryan, director of photography at the New York Times Magazine. It includes 100 signed unique prints by Andrew Hetherington, Vik Muniz, Alex Prager, Andy Spade, Tilda Swinton, Penelope Umbrico, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin and many more. Take a peek here. Plus, follow along here during the days leading up to the auction to see previews of the works available.

     
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