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New Worlds at the Whitney Biennial

The Whitney Biennial’s three curators, Stuart Comer, Michelle Grabner, and Anthony Elms all approached the expansive task of assembling a survey of Contemporary American art in very different ways. Anthony Elms is influenced by a Susan Howe quote, Stuart Comer … Continue reading

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Oldenburg Constructions

Oldenburg began to draw out his ideas of massive, area-changing constructions with everyday objects in the mid sixties. He called them “constructions” instead of sculptures so that he and the viewer could both maintain their sense of freedom when looking … Continue reading

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Jean Dubuffet (1901-85) was a french painter and sculptor whose main focus was reaching back to the roots of humanity and pushing away the Occidental culture. He used materials that would typically be seen as disgusting, and many critics wrote … Continue reading

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