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Additional Person Overrates Werner Herzog

by Paddy Johnson on April 13, 2012
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Hyperallergic's Peter Dobey has decided the entire Biennial is held together by a single work of art, Werner Herzog's Hearsay of the Soul. To prove this thesis, he blows up a quote from some wall text, applies it to a myriad of art cliches, and expects that this will all somehow support the idea that the Biennial is about different states of mind. I'm not convinced.

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Werner Herzog’s Hearsay of the Soul is Overrated

by Paddy Johnson on March 23, 2012
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That Werner Herzog film in the Whitney Biennial sure is a stinker. The press loves it, though. Why I think they’re wrong, after the jump.

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2012 Whitney Biennial List, Leaked

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2011
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Thanks to GalleristNY for publishing an email with the names of the Whitney Biennial artists. So far the blog’s only been able to confirm 8 of the 51 names, but we’re republishing the list with some initial thoughts.

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