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1960s Art

Is It Art? Or, Is It Soup?

James A. Fragale | Posted 03.28.2015 | Arts
James A. Fragale

Lunch with Andy Warhol. Some thirteen years later, after the Fair, I was invited to join a half-a-dozen hip, arty, New York types for a midday meal with Andy Warhol. I pride myself on a surefire, rock hard memory. My mind's eye never lets me down.

César: A Giacometti for the Machine Age

David Galenson | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

César's sculptures show us what Giacometti's work might have looked like if he had been locked in a junk yard with a spot welder. Whatever the material or method, whether figurative or abstract, the sculptures of César share a concern with surface texture.

Performance Art: A Bit of History, Examples and a Fast Dictionary

André von Ah | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
André von Ah

The history of performance art stretches much further than one might think. Scholars point to performative actions in ancient Greece, such as Diogenes repeatedly acting as a dog ("cynic") in his performances.

Who Owns Feminist Art History?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

Art movements, like their political siblings, are messy. People don't agree, groups splinter, and history is up for grabs.