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Circle Glasses: The Art World’s Gateway to Power

by Paddy Johnson and Whitney Kimball on August 13, 2012
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Do you have square glasses? Better put that paint brush down if your answer’s yes, because your art career is over.

Observe.

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Helen Frankenthaler, Painter and Printmaker, Dies at 83

by Reid Singer on December 27, 2011
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Helen Frankenthaler, one of the earliest and most influential contributors to the Abstract Expressionist movement, has died at the age of 83.

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Are Artist/Critic Friendships so Unusual? Anthony Caro at The Met

by Paddy Johnson on May 26, 2011
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Wow, those Anthony Caro sculptures on the rooftop of the Met look awful. I’ll have to see them in person when I get back to have a real opinion (for now I just have the Times review and commentary by Andrew Russeth at Sixteen Miles) but his work’s always been a little too contained for my tastes. This doesn’t look much different than what I’ve already seen.

Russeth doesn’t talk too much about the quality of the work, but does¬†discuss Caro’s relationship with Clement Greenberg at length, which he notes, has gotten a lot of attention over the years

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