Posted on July 11, 2013
Holland Cotter from The New York Times reviewed State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 on view at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. The review gives a comprehensive overview of the exhibition curated by Constance Lewallen and Karen Moss, stating that the works and the curators’ words create “an absorbing narrative of a place and an era.” Featuring many works of the exhibition, Cotter aims to define “West Coast Conceptual Art” from that period as not having a single profile but points to similarities in “an investment in social agency, a focus on mercurial identity, an appetite for ideas and an appetite for art that has reasons for existing beyond itself.” Cotter ends, “their work is meant to wake us up” calling attention to the relevancy of this show today.
To read the full article, please click here.
To see the slideshow created by The New York Times, please click here.