Newslinks: Tuesday August 12, 2008

August 12th, 2008

Jessica Joffe at the 15th Annual Watermill Summer Benefit via Park Ave Peerage

Fashion dazzle at Robert Wilson’s annual Watermill benefit [Park Avenue Peerage] more boldfaced names here [NYMag] and swanky goings on here [Papermag] and here [Artnet] and here [Art Forum]
A Private Contemporary Art collection in a eerie WWII Berlin bunker [Bloomberg] also coverd here [NYSun] and by Art Observed previously here [AO]
Damien Hirst’s controversial, straight-to-auction sale at Sotheby’s, previously covered by AO herewill be followed by more of his works for sale amongst others, again directly, in October [Sotheby’s] [AO] [Bloomberg] more here [NY Sun]
London: Tickets are now available for Frieze Art Fair 2008’s Frieze Projects and Frieze [Frieze Art Fair 2008] Tokyo: Takashi Murakami’s Kaikai Kiki announces GEISAI #11 [Artipedia] 8/6
Indian contemporary art is on the rise [How to Spend It, FT]
An Economist’s qualitative approach to works by great masters [NYT]