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Hans Haacke’s Times Square Star Gazing (2005) in "New York States of Mind" at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
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by Kimberly Bradley

In 1986, German überpainter Gerhard Richter rather harshly explained why he had begun producing his "color chart" abstractions 20 years earlier. It was "an assault on the falsity and the religiosity of the way people glorified abstraction, with such phony reverence," he said. "Devotional art -- all those squares -- church handicrafts."


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