At precisely 12pm EST Saturday, August 28th, I am requesting the presence of all the Internet-friendly arts-related people I know and admire in New York City, for a one minute live family portrait to take place at Washington Square Park (at the monument). Get there early, as Lee will be apparently filming the monument for five minutes only (as part of a separate project; one of his cool “wappenings”). And as I’d like to only steal one fifth of the thunder, our group portrait must last ONLY one minute starting EXACTLY at noon. So really, get there early!
Paddy, I’m looking at you. Hrag, you too. I’d love for you both to be there to be immortalized together with us all. Along those lines, here’s initial/dream list of NYC’ers I want there (IN NO ORDER!):
How awesome would it be if all of us were present during that minute! Compiling this list made me happy to know that I know some really awesome people in this city. But who am I missing? Who did I forget? Invite them! And even if they’re on this list, mention them in a tweet. Spread the word like heckfire today, because this will really only be fun/interesting if a whole bunch of us show up tomorrow.
@Powhida is the man. He uses more cuss words than I would, but he pretty much sums up to a “T” what I’ve been feeling/thinking about ‘that show.’ Word. (P.S. I’m not here right now, I’m on vacation with no Internet).
I’ve had a few meltdowns on Twitter lately over the tweets people have been posting while they watch Bravo’s Work of Art. The snark invades, despite my efforts not to watch the show. The artists, bloggers, and critics all seem to have outsmarted the poor bastards on the game show. Indeed, many of…