Got the flyer pimping the new Conde Nast business mag Portfolio in my much-delayed mail coming from the States. Since no one I can find by Googling has blogged on this yet, three interesting things.
1. Looks like they’re planning major artmarket coverage.
2. The Art + Auction layout style adopted by Modern Painters after LTB Publishing bought the latter mag has apparently gone viral. i.e. huge headline, lots of white space – maybe even the fonts, but I’m not a font geek.
3. Despite all her best efforts, and those of her dealer Zach Feuer, to downplay it – for excellent reasons related to not wanting her to become the next David Salle – Dana Schutz seems to remain the mainstream media’s Default Artmarket Darling(TM). Behold: