Last month the brain trust from the Philadelphia Museum of Art -- notablythe museum director Timothy Rub, now two years in the job (after heading the Cleveland Museum), and CEO Gail Harrity -- rolled into New York City and feted the town’s ink-stained art press to lunch at the tony Lotos Club (no jeans!) on East 66th Street.
A scenic cruise along the South China Sea during last week’s ART HK fair, led by Tate Modern founding director Lars Nittve, was intended to tempt its 100 art-world passengers to consider making a move to Hong Kong’s rich soil.
The Ferrin Gallery in Pittsfield, Mass.,presents “Pursuit of Porcelain,” May 28-July 24, 2011, an ambitious and ingenious installation of ceramic sculpture, photography and works on paper by almost 20 artists.
* Four-year-old Australian Aelita Andre has sold her abstract paintings internationally for tens of thousands of dollars, and works in her current exhibition at Chelsea’s Agora Gallery, which runs through June 25, have already sold, reports the New York Post.