Category Archives: (slide) comparisons

a robert morris oddity

Although Robert Morris is known for his “corner pieces”and for his felt works (arguably, he’s also known for many, many other things in the art world), his experiments in anti-form sometimes resulted in small-scale objects like Wax Brain (1963), which … Continue reading

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ruins and the grotesque

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HOTOGRAPHERS

Another guest post from the Gallerina with a Heart of Gold: There’s a thin line between being a sleazy photographer (Terry Richardson) and a hotographer. What makes photographers sexier than other artists at work today, particularly in our post-medium environment? … Continue reading

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ART THAT STOPS IT FROM ALL DIRECTIONS

Instead of reclaiming the commodity as a gesture towards the personal and specific or altering it into an absurd hyperbole, once these artists intervene with a pre-made cultural object, the works just break, like a hot glass shattering onto itself. … Continue reading

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the neon skulls of our minimalist forefathers

I can’t wait for someone to write that “Matthew Day Jackson has an Urban Outfitters aesthetic” or “Urban Outfitters has a Matthew Day Jackson aesthetic.” Either one works for me.

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Artist, Gallerina, Curator, or Gallerist?

There’s only one correct answer for each photo below. These days, it’s so difficult to tell…

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an unsexy santa and an unedible pizza

The Varieties of Influence on Art: Holidays Artist Paul McCarthy is a real-life Santa Claus, a role he has played in his videos. The Varieties of Influence on Art: Food Gunther Uecker or pizza? This sculpture could be a model … Continue reading

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