Tag Archives: John Baldessari

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Profiles

Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

Actress and former auctioneer Viveca Paulin-Ferrell has become a major player on the California scene Read More

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Dough! Pizza Art at Marlborough

A show at the gallery’s new Lower East Side space riffs on the pie, the toppings, and even the box Read More

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The New World of Net Art

Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, Vine, and other platforms are the jumping-off point for artists who blur the line between the virtual and the real Read More

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‘You Become Better with Age’

Artists who are going strong at 80 and up find that old age offers freedom, self-assurance, and room to explore Read More

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Auto-Destructive Tendencies

Whether by burning, cutting, shredding, or simply leaving them at the curb, artists have various reasons for disposing of their own works   Read More

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That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More

John Wesley’s comic-book esthetic, as in Aer Lingus, 2002, appeals to younger artists. COURTESY FREDERICKS FREISER GALLERY, NEW YORK
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What’s So Funny About Contemporary Art?

Artists are finding inspiration in gags, slapstick, clowns, comics, and stand-up comedy. The results are sometimes satirical, sometimes ludicrous, and sometimes ‘so funny you could cry’. Read More

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HINT: Avoid the Word ‘Nice’

Gallery openings are rites with their own special etiquette and language. Here’s a primer on what—and what not—to say. Read More