“Painting is only the prop”

At Catherine’s Art Tours blog, art historian and critic Catherine Spaeth assesses the importance of painting in Whitney Biennials past and present. “One of the things that strikes me about this show is the stated embrace of failure. In her own voice, Ellen Harvey says through the headset that her painting installation Museum of Failure: … read more… ““Painting is only the prop””

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Alan Saret at The Drawing Center

“Alan Saret: Gang Drawings,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY. Through Feb. 7. Alan Saret was part of the Soho alternative art scene in the late 1960s and 70s, and one of the pioneers of process art and post-minimal art. The Drawing Center presents the artist’s “gang drawings,” made from fistfuls of colored pencils swept … read more… “Alan Saret at The Drawing Center”

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