Tommy Mottola opens gallery in East Hampton. [WSJ]
The Art Newspaper previews Marina Abramovic’s upcoming The Life and Death of Marina Abramovic in Manchester, co-starring Willem Dafoe and Antony Hegarty. [TheArtNewspaper]
Betsey Johnson: Andy Warhol “probably” would have had Botox. [Vogue]
Bowery/Houston mural now solely managed by real estate company. Read More
Woodlawn Cemetery is now a landmark. [ArtDaily]
The American Folk Art Museum will head back to Lincoln Square on July 9. [WSJ]
The Met names Luke Syson as Ian Wardropper’s replacement. The latter curator is leaving to head the Frick. [Carol Vogel]
John Paulson aids Berry-Hill. [WSJ]
Cooper-Hewitt heads to Governor’s Read More
BAM will come to Bruce Ratner’s Barclays Center. [NYT]
New York art consultant Tate Osten makes good at the Kunsthalle Detroit. [ArtInfo]
Shepard Fairey at work on another mural on the Bowery. [Bowery Boogie]
Nahmad painting stolen from Carlyle. [NYP]
Yes, Jerry Saltz has lost his mind, a little bit, on Read More
Governor Paterson criticized Republicans for now voting against cuts that they proposed.
Dean Skelos, not giving many signs that Republicans will vote for a budget extender, called the governor “hysterical,” adding, “he has failed us as a leader.”
Shelly Silver thinks a deal on the entire budget could be struck by next Read More
Pedro Espada and Ruben Diaz backed off their threats to shut down the government late yesterday.
The T.U. wonders if it will still happen.
The Times says we’re getting closer…
A lot of construction projects are delayed because of the stalemate.
The Post says Cy Vance wants jail time for Read More
Dean Skelos met with the governor and then Andrew Cuomo accused a Battery Park City developer of stealing from its reserve fund.
Pedro Espada Jr. has a video out on the budget and the coup anniversary.
A Long Island rabbi is unhappy with Carolyn McCarthy for her “silence on the Gaza Flotilla.” Read More
Incumbency didn’t help last night, except maybe in Arkansas.
How Blanche Lincoln hung on.
Women did well.
Newsweek calls its a “Sex Change.”
The Daily News focuses on the money.
Harry Reid got the conservative opponent he wanted in Nevada.
Charles Hurt still thinks Reid’s woes are good Read More
The governor may include revenue raisers in his next emergency budget extender.
The IBO points out that despite big profits last year, Wall Street wages fell 21.5 percent in 2009, “the steepest in modern history.”
Kristin Davis does not want to watch Eliot Spitzer on CNN.
One year later, Dean Skelos Read More
State lawmakers passed an emergency spending bill with $775 million in health care cuts last night.
Andrew Cuomo has taken $320,540 dollars from lobbyists over the last two years.
Al D’Amato on the league-leading $60,000 dollars he spread around Albany: “Wow! I thought I gave more than that.”
Fox News would Read More
Here’s Cuomo dismissing accusations that his policies at HUD caused the financial meltdown: “It’s saying Thomas Edison invented the light bulb and is therefore responsible for global warming.”
Mario Cuomo and Democratic donor Bernard Schwartz are fundraising for Carolyn Maloney.
The Supreme Court declined to hear a case by a conservative group that Read More