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A Really Good Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art

STEFAN HAUS - A REALLY GOOD DICTIONARY OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART

by Jill Conner

Art critic Stefan Haus, based in Croatia, recently published A Really Good Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art, presenting old and new art terminology that call into question the paradoxical pillars of Modern and Contemporary art.  Over the course of nearly 200 pages, Haus provides lively editorial meaning to terms such as White Painting, Trouble, Ambition, Graduation and Xenophobia.

In response to the fast-paced art market that … Continue reading »

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Ready for the Ready-Laid?

glasses

by Theodore Tucker

TJ Khayatan. 2016. Image from Twitter.

In a recent visit to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, TJ Khayatan and a group of friends apparently decided to test the limits of what contemporary art viewers will take seriously. The teenager laid down a pair of glasses in one of the galleries and walked away. When people began to gather and photograph the ‘work of art,’ he … Continue reading »

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