Tag Archives: Arthur Danto

My Mistaken Manifesto: Megan’s Meta-Criticism

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Three and a half years ago, I came to New York after graduating from the University of Michigan with concentrations in History of Art, Ethical Analysis, and Philosophy of Morality. My first NY editor had suggested that I stopped writing like an academic (totally necessary). Still, I never published a piece without receiving a comment about “esoteric language” or “too harsh” of an argument. Editors never did me wrong, and … Continue reading »

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Missing the Show and, Perhaps, the Point of Brunner

Threshold, 2011, Oil on canvas, 79 x 117

Frank Brunner and Michael De Kok; Bertand DeLaCroix; 535 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001; June 9th, 2011 until July 14th, 2011

Threshold, 2011, Oil on canvas, 79 x 117

You may have missed the Frank Brunner and Michael De Kok exhibition (which ended July 14th) but you don’t have to miss the art. Specifically, I write of painting by Frank Brunner. Born in Norway, Brunner has shown globally … Continue reading »

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BOMBastic Bash, 2011, on Tuesday, March 1st

Courtesy of Antwan Duncan on ithinkyoureswell.com

Alternative to passé thought, art not only hangs on a wall to be viewed while nursing a highball of scotch. Art moves, dances, writes, sits, yawns—that is—when art happens to also be the artist. On Tuesday, March 1, BOMB Bash, 2011, clearly demonstrated the presence of performance in contemporary art ideology. Presented were six collaborations: FRANKLIN EVANS, NIALL NOEL JONES & PAUL DAVID YOUNG; JOYCE KIM & KATHARINA STENBECK; DEVILLE … Continue reading »

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