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In the past five to ten years, humor has turned up with increasing frequency in contemporary art, perhaps satisfying an urgent need among artists and audiences alike to reflect upon the absurdity of daily existence.read more »
With a mixture of irreverence and sincerity, artists John Baldessari and Meg Cranston tackle nothing less than the question of God in this exhibition.read more »
Likeness investigates the private interactions and social dramas of a loose network of artists who were active in Los Angeles, New York, London, and Berlin.read more »
The resurgence of painting that has characterized contemporary art production since the 1970s of course has carried with it intense activity in the field of drawing. Though not as valued a currency (or as expensive to produce) as works on canvas or bronze, drawings flow into the market, insuring the continued vitality (or at least credibility) of the painter’s or sculptor’s trade.read more »