“Non-Visible” Art Carries a Stiff Price Tag

Hey, Pssst!  Want a Great Deal on an Invisible Pony?I recently read a story about newly styled art aficionado Aimee Davison, who paid the notable sum  of $10,000 for a “non-visible” piece of art.  Asked why she spent so much money on something she couldn’t see, Aimee explained that she identified with the ideology of the project.  In particular, she was inspired by one sentence:  “We exchange ideas and dreams as currency in the New Economy.”  The work, aptly titled “Fresh Air,” is the creat … [Read more...]

If Ever Detroit Needed to Call Upon God

Jolly Green Giant

Times are tough in the city of Detroit.  An emergency manager has been appointed, to help stave off bankruptcy.  The City Council has lost several of its members, including Council President Charles Pugh, who has been AWOL on the West Coast following accusations of an inappropriate relationship with a high school student he mentored; and Gary Brown, President Pro Tem, who left the Council to take a position with the emergency manager.  Councilman Kwame Kenyatta also resigned recently.Add to t … [Read more...]