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Yishai Jusidman, Dachau, 2010-­‐12, acrylic on wood, artist's frame.
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Painting Auschwitz Blue

Some artists trick the public into perceiving images of the Holocaust anew; others want viewers to “feel” it Read More

In Mary Boone with Cube, 2010, the gallerist holds a block of the compressed trash in Squeeze, Mika Rottenberg's 2010 video.  COURTESY NICOLE KLAGSBRUN GALLERY, NEW YORK
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Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More

De Alvear at the Juana Mordó gallery with Nam June Paik in 1989, the year of his first exhibition in Spain. She ended up buying everything in the show.  ©LUIS PÉREZ MÍNGUEZ
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A Dealer With Ideas

With her Madrid gallery and her private collection, Helga de Alvear has introduced a wave of high-concept, new-media artists to Spain.
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Bringing the Sky to Earth

In his new installation in southern Spain, James Turrell makes the color— and position—of the sky a mere matter of perception. Read More

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How Far Is Too Far?

Contemporary artists have made work depicting graphic sexual acts, damaging property, injuring their own bodies, or paying others to alter theirs. But when does art cross the line from avant-garde to unacceptable?. Read More