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Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes

It’s a discouraging thing to realize our heroes and superstars are just. . . human.  They grow and move on and change.  My first lesson in this was when I was a pre-teen.  666 more words



Dec. 3

At Helen’s Saturday with the Pollock’s, Clem, Barney Newman, and Dzubas. Clem got on his kick of ‘women painters.’ Same thing–too easily satisfied, ‘finish’ pictures, polish, ‘candy'; said Al, Larry, and Goodnough all struggle.

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The painfully obvious thing nobody is saying about the Bjork Exhibit at MOMA

I wouldn’t bother writing about such a piece of fluff if I hadn’t read several reviews in which the critics bent over backwards, and forwards, to not address the central problem or issues of the exhibit, or else denied it. 1,492 more words


Damien Hirst: Facing death, searching for life

When I saw the Damien Hirst retrospective at the Tate Gallery in London, it took my breath away. I had only known Hirst’s work from headlines. 2,639 more words


Richard Tuttle and the Turbine Hall

I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language is the title of Richard Tuttle’s   work exhibited in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern until the 6th April 2015. 1,108 more words

On the subject of criticism: 2015, the Year of Art

On Sunday I decided to launch a new personal occupation of mine, to match this year’s commitment to my artistic self. For 2015 I have decided to pursue my personal visual arts practice more determinedly, as well as my art history education and, importantly, my attendance at and reflection upon other artists’ exhibitions and practices. 145 more words


8 Standouts From The Architectural Digest Home Design Show

A premier source for architects, designers, and like-minded trendsetters, the 14th annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show was the place to discover the ‘next big thing’ in furniture design. 854 more words