In Brief: Print’s New Editor, Art Directors Club Awards, Scandalous Decorators, Boston’s Mega-statue
I’ve got no strings. Maurizio Cattelan’s “Daddy Daddy” (2008), which sold for $2.5 million this evening at Phillips de Pury in New York.
• Congratulations are in order for Michael Silverberg, who has been named editor-in-chief of Print. In addition to the magazine, he’ll direct content for the regional design annual competition, Imprint, and Print Books. Silverberg previously served as managing editor of Print.
• Entertainment Weekly is getting a new design director: Kory Kennedy. He’s held the same role at Runner’s World for the past six years and previously worked his design magic for publications such as Spin, Rolling Stone, Interview, and Sports Illustrated. Kennedy starts at EW on May 30.
• The juries have spoken, and on Tuesday evening, the Art Directors Club celebrated the winners of its 91st annual awards at a cocktail-laden gala in New York emceed by John Boiler of 72andSunny. Pulling off the elusive three-peat were a couple of hometown favorites, The New York Times Magazine and the School of Visual Arts, which won the cumulative awards honor in their respective categories (ADC Design Team of the Year and ADC School of the Year) for the third year in a row. Click here for the full listing of winners or better yet, stop by the ADC 91st Annual Awards Exhibition, which opened today at the ADC Gallery and is on view through May 24.