By combining dissimilar modes of representation, Muniz gets viewers to question their senses.
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Blending Pop, Conceptual, set-up photography and appropriation, Muniz continues to operate in a realm of his own invention. His latest: pictures of shredded magazines.
When it comes to “non-traditional” materials, Vik Muniz is the undisputed king. Factory machinery, spaghetti, dust, peanut butter, sugar, chocolate and auto bodies – he’s used them all them to remake Old Masters. His latest targets: Hiroshige and Hokusai.
Like topography in an aerial photograph, the top shows of 2012 jumped right off the page. Here they are, star-dusted and ready for replay.
Every hierachy you can think of, from modes of artistic representation to gender roles, is being demolished and rebuilt. “Decline and Fall” offers a sneak preview.
Artist takes what may well be his deepest dive into pure abstraction. David M. Roth reports.
A critical, panoramic view of the past century.
Hawkinson uses his body to measure the psychic parameters of corporeal existence.
Three days, three art fairs: a preview of the weekend’s events.
Large-scale works from iconic artists and an installation that activates powerful oppositions makes “Big A%# Sculpture” a must-see summer show.
Can San Francisco support three art fairs — all on the same weekend? Promoters say it can. But some dealers wonder.
Photographer Nigel Poor operates on the principle that the smallest, seemingly most mundane items are the very things that reveal the most about how we live and what we value.