Newslinks for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27th, 2008

November 27th, 2008
Stamford After Brunch, John Currin, 2000

Stamford After Brunch, John Currin, 2000

After John Currin’s recent success, against the market, at the November auctions (as covered by AO here), an analysis of his work complete with slideshow [Slate via Artmarketmonitor]
NightTalk has an interview with gallerist Mary Boone [Clipsyndicate]
Some NYC galleries are expanding in a downturn [ArtInfo]

Murakami Kaikai Kiki Converse

Murakami's Kaikai Kiki "High and Lo" sneakers

Murakami’s Kakai Kiki creates a signature sneaker [TheMoment]
Undeniably influential through his iconic images during the Obama campaign, street art legend Shepard Fairey named a GQ man of the year [Supertouch]
Damien Hirst soon to open his bed and breakfast in Devon, UK [FirstPost]
Tracey Emin states that despite the seeming art-recession, she is “pretty credit-crunch proof”
[TelegraphUK]
With prices lower at auction, MoMA acquires
[NYTimes]