Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Nauman’

by Meg Emmitt Thanks to a 6 hour layover in Barcelona, I was able to spend an entire afternoon at the MACBA (Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art).  And it happened to be Wednesday, visitors day, when entrance fees are reduced to $3.50 euros.  Que suerte! Contemporary museums are fascinating institutions to explore because, as is said in the […]


By Laura Gatewood The 20th century witnessed a revolution in which objects can be considered works of art. The long establishment of canvas and bronze as the standard materials was usurped by infamous toilet bowls, fluorescent lights, and in some cases, helium balloons. The critical reaction to the modern generation of artists who declared that concept is as […]


We live in an age of texting and twittering and over saturation with logos, slogans, and billboards.  So it is only natural that both emerging and established artists are grappling with layered meaning in language and texts.  Gagosian Gallery’s Lauren McCaffrey and Allyson Spellacy are co-curating a groundbreaking group exhibition of over 25 artists’ language-inspired, […]



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