Archive for: visual art
I think the title pretty much says it.
Is agitprop gallery art an oxymoron?
A lot of the work that claims to be so “high concept” doesn’t really strike me as actually being all that high concept. It’s more “heavy concept” than “high concept.”
by James Romberger “Ants are the only insects to keep pets, use tools, make war and capture slaves.” — David Wojnarowicz A Fire in My Belly, a film with a depiction of fire ants swarming over a crucifix, was removed from the Hide/Seek exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian through the intercession [...]
Nasher Art Museum at Duke University Durham, NC Through January 11 Peggy Guggenheim Collection Venice, Italy 25 January – 15 May 2011 Tate Britain London, UK Tuesday 14 June – Sunday 4 September 2011 “What is Vorticism? Well, like Futurism, and Imagisme, and Cubism, essentially it is nonsense. But it is more important than these [...]