Major artists like John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, and Jasper Johns are supporting the Obama campaign through a print portfolio in collaboration with print studio Gemini G.E.L. Some of the contributions are pretty weird—Chris Burden informs us that he’s ok with human-canine marriage and David Hammons photographs a 16th century shrine in Obama, Japan.
Not long after its run at Lincoln Center, Christian Marclay’s The Clock is back in NYC by popular demand, this time at MoMA. No surprise there—The Clock is undeniably the most crowd-pleasing artwork in recent memory.
A writer, mistaken for a billionaire, gets an invitation to a private fundraising dinner at the Met.
While we’re on the topic of Andy Warhol’s legacy, Velvet Underground co-founders Lou Reed and John Cale have been in an ongoing fight with the Warhol Foundation over Warhol’s design for their 1967 album Velvet Underground & Nico. The judge recently threw out the copyright portion of the case (without even establishing who owns the copyright to the famous image).