Dave Hickey tackled Land art with characteristic vigor in an essay for A.i.A.'s September-October 1971 issue. With occasional detours into country music and The Wizard of Oz, he speculated on what seeing Land art as a new form of landscape, and on what this reconfiguration of "ground" would mean the status of the art object. Along the way he slips in a provocative thesis opposing Pop art and Land art as the Read more
As we’ve all known for ages, the Biennial is a one-stop tour of “What’s Happening Now,” determined by a completely untransparent selection process that’s a combination of Rolodex, word of mouth, personal taste, social networking and trendspotting. Read more
My negative attitude and I were brought up profoundly and cheerfully short by an exhibition titled “Playing with Pictures: The Art of Victorian Photocollage,” which is on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Read more
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