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Sampling the signs.

It’s a Carnival of Art History!

Looking to get your Bahktinian Blogfest on? At Alberti’s Window, Monica Bowen is hosting this month’s Art History Carnival! It’s good to see the interweaving of tendrils in the art historical blogosphere.  Check out the fascinating array of posts (including … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono’s Apple

What can we make of Yoko Ono’s Apple? Given the work’s deceptive simplicity and literal labeling, one might reasonably think first either of the Magritte pipe piece at LACMA or of Apple Records. However, Ono’s Apple antedates by at least … Continue reading

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Damien Hirst’s Mother And Child Divided

Damien Hirst’s Mother and Child Divided, Steel, GRP composites, glass, silicone sealants, cow, calf, and formaldehyde solution, 1993, may be seen at the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art in Oslo. An acquaintance once asked me what I make of … Continue reading

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