“Part of an artist’s job is to do something that hasn’t been done before, not something that has been done to death.”

In the NY Times, Roberta Smith writes that déjà vu is an occupational hazard of art criticism. “You walk out of one gallery and into another only to see what appears to be the show you just left, all over again….Yet, as art formulas go, nothing beats paintings based on photographs. There must be hundreds … read more… ““Part of an artist’s job is to do something that hasn’t been done before, not something that has been done to death.””

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