Tag Archives: Gertrude Stein


Features
Installation view of “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010” at MoMA, which did not use wall texts. COURTESY MOMA

Wall Talk: Do We Even Need Museum Wall Labels?

There was a time when the labels and texts in museum shows were matter-of-fact explanations—the artist, title, date, medium, and then a few informative words from the curator. But as exhibitions have become more extravagant, provocative, and controversial, attended by … Read More


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See 11 Heady Books Transformed into Ikebana Flower Displays

Camille Henrot channels Japanese zen gardens with an installation of floral odes to her favorite books Read More


News Retrospective
Claes Oldenburg, Cash Register, 1961, muslin soaked in plaster over wire frame, painted with enamel. LOCKSLEY SHEA GALLERY. PHOTO COURTESY THE OLDENBURG VAN BRUGGEN STUDIO ©1961 CLAES OLDENBURG.

Retrospective: ‘The Phony Crisis in American Art’

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More