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Vanity Fair’s “The Six Greatest Living Artists”

In December of this past year, the magazine Vanity Fair published an article on the best living artists in today’s contemporary art world. The results were compiled based on poll data from the top artists, curators, art historians and related … Continue reading

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Maya Lin and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial–and the controversy that ensued after its installation–exemplifies the ongoing battle between realism and modernism that tends to dominate the art world. The entire debate began with Jan Scruggs, a veteran himself who founded the Vietnam … Continue reading

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The Newly Improved PAMM Creates A Self-Aware Space for the City of Miami

Opening less than a year ago, the Jorge M. Pérez Art Museum in downtown Miami is as multifaceted visually as the diverse metropolis in which it resides. In direct contrast to the city’s pockets of Deco buildings and clusters of … Continue reading

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