In the 1970s, conceptual artist Joseph Beuys gave a series of lectures about his theory on social sculpture; mainly, that life is art, people are arti...
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When I think about museums -- the arts institutions I know best -- I find many "whys" and "hows" and "wherebys" for their flowering on the cultural landscape.
As the invisible structures which produce mass reality are beginning to shift, artists like Mark Bradford and Rick Lowe provide important reminders that "seeing is not understanding."
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