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Entries by John Seed from 05/2010

Picasso's "Recession-Proof" Harem

| Posted 05.13.2010 | New York

Who was bidding on Picasso's 1932 painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter?

Julie Heffernan: "Boy, O Boy" At PPOW Chelsea

| Posted 05.21.2010 | Huffington Post

Playing the role of "a well-meaning older person," Heffernan has created a suite of paintings that fantasize a world that is meant to help furnish the dorm room of a young man's inner world.

When Is a Nude OK on Facebook?

| Posted 05.24.2010 | Technology

When a Facebook user uploads photos to his or her profile, they are asked the check a box certifying that the image is not pornographic. For visual artists, this is where things get murky.

The Ghosts of Chairman Mao and Andy Warhol Haunt a Hong Kong Art Auction

| Posted 05.27.2010 | World

A powerful spectre, his ideas have retained their power better than Mao's. He knew that in 2010, China would have McDonalds, and that art would be made in factories.