Report from the Front

Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 5-7 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard-copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."

NEGATIVE & POSITIVE

November 28, 2011

Tags: David Wojnarowicz, Maurizio Cattelan

Charles Demuth (1883-1935). Dancing Sailors, 1917. Watercolor over graphite on paper, 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4). Courtesy Demuth Museum, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
“Why do you bother?” two likeminded art-world friends asked, when I told that that I’d been to the media preview of “Maurizio Cattelan: All” at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (through January 22). They knew—and I knew---that none of us was going to rhapsodize about the show, but (more…)