"Mattress, pillow, linen, water, and spectacles." The description plaque on Tilda Swinton's "The Maybe" exhibit at MoMA notes that the actress won't be snacking while resting in her glass box. [Telegraph]
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December 7, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 49
I spy with my little eye
by Alexander Cockburn
He's probably dead now, but some years ago in London there used to be an escape artist who had a pitch on one of the busier streets. If you came by ... More >>
Burger King is, in fact, being sold to private equity firm 3G Capital for some $3.26 billion.
Whole Foods is not immune to food safety scandals. It's recalling farm cheese due to possible Listeria and Staphylococcus aureus contamination.
A new exhibition at the MoMA, en ... More >>
Camu Tao: Doing good, even if he's not here to see it. Photo by TONE.In this week's Village Voice, Phillip Mlynar remembers the departed underground rapper Camu Tao, Francis Davis reviews spectacular new works from Keith Jarrett and Cecil Taylor, Mikael Wood hangs with Bruno Mars out in Los A ... More >>
There are only so many people in this world who get to tell Yoko Ono to "turn your goddamn racket down" or something to that effect. The administrators at the Museum of Modern Art are apparently among those people.
Tim Burton (right) receives the plaudits of MOMA assistant curator Ron Magliozzi.
Candy-striped bondage gear, sagging walls spurting Technicolor blood, a menacing gingerbread man crying for his death. And finally, an evil (and, ostensibly, drag-queen) witch incinerated to thick, graphic sm ... More >>
Subway service sucks and will soon get more expensive, but at least at the Atlantic and Pacific subway stops in Brooklyn it will be, briefly, prettier. The MTA is sticking reproductions of Museum of Modern Art masterpieces to the walls, columns, and turnstiles as a MOMA promotion. "24 hours a day, ... More >>