MoMA’s Sigmar Polke Retrospective
Artphaire (Online), June 11, 2014.
MoMA’s Quest for Relevance
MoMA’s new installation of its post-1960 collection seeks relevance in current affairs, but for the institition to advance it must look beyond the United States and Europe and extend its intellectual purview to Asia, India, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. To neglect to do so is a form of cultural trade protectionism that will leave the museum behind the great globalist trend of the 21st century.
U.S. “Combat Artist” Profiled in NY Times
U.S. Marine Corps’ last “combat artist” is the subject of an article in The New York Times, which brings to mind great war artists like Goya, Dix, Wilfred Owen and John Singer Sargent.