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America’s Cool Modernism – the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

America’s Cool Modernism – the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Most histories of modern art in the USA seem to skip through the period after the Great War in Europe. It is easy to do, after all the huge burst in European art movements that occurred in the early part of the 20th Century had by then subsided. The war […]

by × April 30, 2018 × 0 comments

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Ragnar Kjartansson & Barbara Kruger, The Hirschhorn, Washington DC

Ragnar Kjartansson & Barbara Kruger, The Hirschhorn, Washington DC

Arriving at the eye-catching and doughnut-shaped Hirschhorn Museum one can hardly miss its wonderful recent sculptural acquisition. Still Life with Spirit & Xitle from irreverent artist Jimmie Durham sits right outside the main entrance wittily capturing the clash of ancient and modern spirits – a lump of Mexican volcanic rock painted […]

by × November 28, 2016 × 0 comments