News & links from Metropolis M & co.
Daft Punk's new album is astoundingly ambitious, creating a frenzy even before it has appeared. Dorian Lynskey gets beyond the helmets to talk to the notoriously shy French duo DR - 19.05.13
Final Call 17.05.13
The Gallerist Programma of De Appel is looking for candidates.
23 May - Onomatopee at the Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven: A day’s programme on poetry and freedom in a European context. DR - 16.05.13
Director outlines vision for new Palestinian Museum. Jack Persekian emphasises giving a voice to local history, as foundation stones are laid. DR - 15.05.13
Buoyant Mood and High Quality Work Equal Strong Sales 15.05.13
The second edition of Frieze New York closed on Monday 13 May with galleries reporting high collector attendance and robust sales across all levels of the market.
What's the point of art school? Live blog The Guardian DR - 14.05.13
Join Nicoline van Harskamp (and her team at NASA) for the last and full reading day of Reading Anarchism with Katrin Böhm, Melanie Bonajo, John Jordan and Elena Loizidou. With music by Almudena Rubio Perez.
More on Frieze New York (no images). Also here (images). And here (a case of censorship - met voor de Nederlanders een hoog kroningsdaggehalte - 'overijverige dienders' van wie de organisatie zich distantieert). DR - 11.05.13
Visiting Frieze New York on Randall’s Island is like being sucked into a black hole. You get on a ferry (or a bus, or a bike, or a taxi), enter a giant, spacious tent, and then time stops. Or it disappears. Or it slips away. Next thing you know, you stumble out dehydrated and drunk off your speakeasy cocktail (more on that tomorrow) and notice the sun starting to sink in the sky. DR - 11.05.13
The British arts community has hit back at government demands to focus on economics and profitability by producing a report showing it offers the country blockbuster profits on the back of arthouse funding. DR - 09.05.13