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Art Features Archive

June 20, 2005
Show and Tell: Sanford Biggers

Experiences are becoming harder to have because everything is fed to you by television. Even though we know it’s somewhat scripted, we still look and call it reality.

May 30, 2005
Collision Course With Reality

Not quite a photorealist, not quite a photographer, Malcolm Morley gives an ironic kick to painting’s oldest function: documenting the familiar.

May 23, 2005
Show and Tell: Sophie Von Hellermann

"I did several paintings where I just replaced time with space."

May 9, 2005

Since the “Sensation” explosion, Chris Ofili has turned inward—and gone to the beach.

May 2, 2005
Artist: Richard Prince

There’s a guy on the street who paints copies of my “Nurse” paintings. I think it’s funny. I actually bought one; I thought it was pretty close.

April 4, 2005
The Cheerful Transgressive

As his new retrospective at ICP makes clear, photographer Larry Clark was hot for teen decadence before the rest of the culture caught on.

April 4, 2005
Show and Tell: Elmgreen & Dragset

Clamber down the basement steps of the Bohen Foundation, on West 13th Street, and you’ll be descending into End Station, a site-specific project by a pair of artists known as Elmgreen & Dragset.

March 14, 2005
Overheard: What the Audience Really Thought About Tim Hawkinson

Theoretical art is so eighties and nineties.

February 14, 2005
Show and Tell: Tim Hawkinson

Tim Hawkinson’s survey at the Whitney is full of buzzing contraptions, assembled with the kind of creative electrical engineering familiar to residents of college dorms and unrenovated brownstones.

January 24, 2005
Show and Tell: Steve McQueen

When NASA scientists launched Voyager II in 1977, they attached Carl Sagan’s golden record holding more than 100 images—a primer on human civilization, minus war, disease, and other unflattering earthly facts.