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Shepard Fairey: Idiot or Art World Bad Boy?

So I woke up this morning thinking about this venue of artblogging, and I came upon the article in the NY Times about Shepard Fairey confessing to a copyright violation for using an AP image in his famous “Obama Hope” poster. Of course I, like everyone else in America is familiar with the poster and […]

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Art School Redux: Maya Lin at Pace Wildenstein

Monolithic. Topographic. Singular. The show is very impressive. This is definitely a blue chip show, at a blue chip gallery, from a blue chip artist. The reason that I bring this up is because, initially this show immediately overwhelms the senses, in its scale, and its poetry. It is representative of what Maya Lin is […]

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Review of the NY Art Book Fair 2009

On my rounds a few weeks back of the galleries, I stopped into Printed Matter to check out if there was anything titillating for me to browse through. One of my favorite things to do, especially when I was a student, is to spend hours thumbing through books at the bookstore. I haven’t been doing […]

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Shadowplay by Hans Peter Feldmann

Wonderfully simple and elegant, the installation called “Shadowplay” by Hans Peter Feldmann was one of the highlights of the opening shows for the Fall 2009 season in New York City. This work was originally shown at the 2009 Venice Biennale, in ” Fare Mundi” curated by Daniel Birnbaum. There are a number of aspects to […]

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