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Who's Afraid of Eli Broad?

5 years agoArts : Artopia

                                                  Historic button produced by employees of the Corcoran Museum in D.C. when the "elusive"  Walter......

How the West Was Won: Finish Fetish

5 years agoArts : Artopia

  Craig Kauffman: Three Untitled Wall Reliefs, 1968. Vacuum formed Plexiglas Larry Bell: Untitled, 1969. Mineral coated glass De Wain Valentine: Triple Disk Red Metal Flake - Black Edge, 1966.  Fiberglass              reinforced polyester       Primarily Atmospheric    ...

Fakes: Have Replicas Replaced Art?

5 years agoArts : Artopia

                                          Antoine Pevsner,Portrait of Marcel Duchamp, 1926. Cellulose nitrate on copper with iron, 65.4 x 94.0 cm (25 3/4 x......

Cenophobia: Roni Horn, Gabriel Orozco, Dan Flavin

5 years agoArts : Artopia

                                        Roni Horn: Paired Gold Mats for Ross and Felix, 1994-95.      Beauty Needs Its Own Space   In......

Man Ray: Name Dropping

5 years agoArts : Artopia

                                                                         Man Ray, La Fortune, 1938.                                               Sherrie Levine: La Fortune (After Man......

Cornered: 1969 And All That.... at P.S.1/MoMA

5 years agoArts : Artopia

                                                    Robert Smithson: Corner Mirror with Coral, 1969. At P.S.1, the sculpture is displayed on......

Jung's Secret Book, Aboriginal Paintings, and Mandalas

5 years agoArts : Artopia

  What do these images have in common?       Top left is from "Icons of the Desert: Early Aboriginal Paintings from Papunya" at the Grey Art Gallery, N.Y.U., 100 Washington Square East, to Dec.5.   Top right is from......

Ken Friedman: Fluxus Prodigy

5 years agoArts : Artopia

  Refluxions   A recent exhibition at the Stendhal Gallery in Chelsea gave pause for thought. And another chance to play catch-up with Fluxus, during what might be a Neo-Fluxus period. Solidified just before Conceptual Art per se, Fluxus was...

Allan Kaprow: The Retread

5 years agoArts : Artopia

     William Pope.L,YARD (To Harrow), 2009; "reinvention" of Allan Kaprow'sYARD, 1961   Part One: Art By the Yard Allan Kaprow's Yard, now in its 15th reincarnation, celebrates the new quarters (32 E. 69th St.) of Hauser & Wirth, formerly only...

Fluxus Redux

6 years agoArts : Artopia

 Fluxconcert Performance    The End of The Art World, Again Art galleries are closing down. Well, perhaps not enough of them. And, let's face it, museums are dull. As an exercise in nostalgia, we now have O'Keeffe, Kandinsky, and ar...

Governors Island: New Haunts for Art

6 years agoArts : Artopia

          The Plot   Site-specific art has subjects. Content needs to be parsed. In the best examples, the artworks initiate a kind of dialogue between place and viewers, illuminating where we are. Dreary forms of personal......

Kusamarama: Art and Anxiety (Part II)

6 years agoArts : Artopia

  Samuel Johnson Had It  (And So Did Howard Hughes)   Samuel Johnson suffered from the need to engage in threshold rituals, was prone to repetitive step-counting and continual praying.                    ......

Francis Bacon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

6 years agoArts : Artopia

         Francis Bacon, Painting, 1946   Bacon Fat   When it comes to Francis Bacon (1909-1992), less is more. The current "Centenary Retrospective" at the Metropolitan, on view through Aug. 16, is ample proof. One picture......

Strike Will Cripple Art Industry in 2010

6 years agoArts : Artopia

  Received:   Art Strike 2010-13!          The refusal to labor is the chief weapon of workers fighting the system; artists can use the same weapon. To bring down the art system it is necessary to call for years......

'The Pictures Generation' at the Met

6 years agoArts : Artopia

                                        Not Every Picture Tells a Story     "The Pictures Generation (1974-1984)," now at New York's Metropolitan Museum through......

Oldenburg at the Whitney

6 years agoArts : Artopia

          Ice Bag Restored   Centered around the artist's newly restored Ice Bag - Scale C (1971) -- it inflates! it slumps! it rotates! -- Claes Oldenburg: Early Sculpture, Drawings, and Happenings Films (through Sept. 8) ......

Ernesto Neto at the Armory

6 years agoArts : Artopia

        In The Womb of the Tropical Spider    Lycra deployed like tenting, like venting, like pastel parachutes and saliva, forming  a  gigantic "spider" with udderlike, fabric stalactites weighed down with turmeric, glove, ginger, black pepper, and...

Older Than God

6 years agoArts : Artopia

                                                              Is the New Museum Slipping?   The biennial......

Robert Barry: Connect the Dots

6 years agoArts : Artopia

                                       The New Art History   Blessed with hindsight, it is now quite clear that in the late '60s the big question......

VOIDS: Nothing Doing at the Pompidou

6 years agoArts : Artopia

                             Being and Nothingness     What is the void? It is not a vacuum, nor is it emptiness. Whatever it is, it is decidedly not plural..........

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