Posts Tagged: Richard Serra

Disown the Picture

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Can an artist disown a work he or she has made and sold? If so, can the artist use the threat of disownment as, uh, leverage? These are the knotty questions in a Laura Gilbert article for The Art… More ›

Freedom & Anarchy: David Smith at LACMA

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Freedom must be a trending topic. It’s the title of a Jonathan Franzen bestseller, and it’s what the Tea Party claims to want. This morning I read a review of Charlie Sheen’s Detroit… More ›

“Human Nature” at LACMA

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A couple move in together with no strings attached. The romance fizzles, and one moves out, leaving the other with an awkward surplus of real estate.┬áThat too-familiar tale describes the post-Eli… More ›

The Art of War

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Somehow LACMA keeps acquiring in these tough times. The museum has added Sandow Birk’s 2007 The Depravities of War, a suite of ten monumental (48 by 96 inch) woodcuts of the Iraq war…. More ›