For two years running, the website Artsy threw one of the glitziest parties at Art Basel Miami Beach, the 2012 edition a Chanel-sponsored blowout at Soho Beach House that went until 3 a.m. Just look at Patrick McMullan! Lenny Kravitz! The Brant Brothers! Dasha Zhukova! Wendi Murdoch! Demi Moore! Vito Schnabel! Pharrell Williams!
In December, their comparatively modest dinner was scheduled for the same time as Aby Rosen’s party, and not one of those names was in attendance.
This weekend’s biggest Internet news involves The Curator’s Code, a new system “for honoring the creative and intellectual labor of information discovery by making attribution consistent and codified, the celebrated norm.” It involves using neat little symbols to demonstrate “hat tips” and “via” links. This way, everyone on the Internet will be rewarded for their hard work/finding that cat video before anyone else.
We knew Riccardo Tisci was a busy guy, but we had no idea just how busy before today.
Here’s the creative director of Givenchy (and likely candidate to replace John Galliano at Dior) giving Suzy Menkes a private tour of his 10-piece couture autumn/winter 2011 collection. (Ms. Menkes has lots of nice things Read More
Bill Carter reports that former Huffington Post CEO Betsy Morgan will join Glenn Beck’s new website “The Blaze,” serving as president at the HuffPost imitator named for Moses’ burning bush.
Ms. Morgan worked at The Huffington Post for two years, departing in 2009. “I am a very apolitical person. Read More
Nick Denton published a self-described “manifesto” on Lifehacker this morning detailing the Gawker network’s major redesigns for 2011. The new versions of the sites will present readers with a single story when they visit a blog’s homepage, showcasing one item over the lineup format that’s served the company since its beginnings.
The Read More