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Filthy Toys Aren’t Subversive Anymore: Charlemagne Palestine at Witte de With

by RM Vaughan on February 29, 2016
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Respect and admiration are very different forms of devotion. To wit: I respect Charlemagne Palestine’s long career as a sound and performance artist and his pivotal position in the emergence of spoken word/noise art in the 1970s. I do not, however, admire his visual art: maximalist assemblages of stuffed toys, found fabrics, and other clumps of tat. I wonder if I, or anyone else, is meant to?

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#artcriticism Is Trending on Twitter, And The Conversation Is Not So Bad

by Whitney Kimball on November 28, 2012
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#artcriticism is trending on twitter today thanks to Rotterdam’s Witte de With Center symposium titled I AM FOR AN ART CRITICISM THAT…, which will continue this afternoon at 4 PM. Here are some of the highlights so far.

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