1. Elton John's mother is auctioning her collection of memorabilia including two of Elton's silk Versace suits. You can bid online here (www.artfact.com) on October 19.

2. Here's the top 10 viral ads for September 2010. Diesel's "Kick Ass" was # 2.

3. Rodarte's Kate and Laura Mulleavy are receiving the Young Artist Award at this year's National Art Awards on Monday.

4. Check out the 20 top shows currently up at US art museums.

5. The Migros Museum of Contemporary Art in Zurich is currently showing a bar of soap made from fat collected during a liposuction performed on Italian prime minister Berlusconi in 2004.  Feel free to insert "supposedly" somewhere in this item.

6. TED x Brooklyn's "One Moves Many" conference takes place on November 13 at Pratt Institute (200 Willoughby Avenue).