Online Art in America: Schwabsky on words

Art Fag City reports that Art in America has at long last gone online, which means I can finally share Barry Schwabsky’s recent essay about the uses of words in art. Schwabsky considers Mel Bochner‘s new collection of writing and interviews, Solar System & Rest Rooms: Writings and Interviews, 1965–2007 (Writing Art) and Liz Kotz‘s … read more… “Online Art in America: Schwabsky on words”

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Schwabsky tours the New York galleries in search of genre painting

In The Nation Barry Schwabsky reveals a number of talented artists exploring the possibilities of “bad” representational painting. “‘Painting as we know it,’ Alberto Giacometti lamented in 1962, near the end of his life, ‘has no future in our civilization…. There will always be people who would like to have a picturesque landscape, or a … read more… “Schwabsky tours the New York galleries in search of genre painting”

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