Search the whole artnet database
Subscribe to our RSS feed:

RSS Feed Button








Olaf Breuning
Thereís Always Somebody Smiling
2009
Metro Pictures
   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  

WEEKEND UPDATE
by Walter Robinson



In art as in life, everything turns into its opposite. New gets old, low becomes high, simple turns out to be complicated. Marcel Duchampís famous Bottle Rack began life in 1914 as an unremarkable object of everyday manufacture only to become an emblem of a new esthetic. A more recent example is Sol LeWitt, who started out with Sentences on Conceptual Art and ended up as the most successful stripe painter of his day.

...more




artnet—The Art World Online. ©2014 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. All rights reserved. artnet® is a registered trademark of Artnet Worldwide Corporation, New York, NY, USA.