Carol Padberg’s type at Real Art Ways

In the Hartford Courant Roger Catlin reports that the newspaper world doesn’t pay too much attention to the fonts of type “that march our ideas along, line by line, day in and day out, in column inches. There’s little time to consider the spurs, tails and eyes of the letters: the neat little shoes of … read more… “Carol Padberg’s type at Real Art Ways”

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Pulp painting collection donated to the New Britain Museum of American Art

“Pulp Art: The Robert Lesser Collection” New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT. Through Dec. 30. {Speaking of pulp art…look for my essay, “Richard Prince and the American Girl,” in the December issue of the Brooklyn Rail.} Produced by publishing houses such as Popular Publications, Street & Smith, Condé Nast, and Frank A. … read more… “Pulp painting collection donated to the New Britain Museum of American Art”

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China syndrome

Flourishing interest at international festivals and record auction prices demonstrate an upsurge in interest for contemporary Chinese and Chinese-American art, and American museums have responded by organizing a plethora of group shows. Some museums, recognizing China’s increasing global importance, are earnestly committed to incorporating contemporary Chinese art into their permanent collections. Even China is beginning … read more… “China syndrome”

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