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Richard B. Woodward

When Bad Is Good

Artworks that mimic soft porn, showcase embalmed animals, mock the Pope, and otherwise offend propriety are filling auctions, museums, and galleries. Is there anything left to be upset about?

Shooting from the Hip

The first Diane Arbus retrospective in three decades presents a portrait of a woman warrior who constantly exposed herself to physical and psychic risk, sought out marginal as well as celebrated…