Dare to Love Banksy Again

I’d been feeling kinda down on Banksy, a bit nauseated from the giant dollops of sugar he’d been delivering in the form of children and balloons and flowers. I thought perhaps he’d become lazy and was just phoning in a lot of cute Hallmark Card sentimentality and I just didn’t care for it any more….

3D Replicas: When is “like” like enough?

When is “like” so like that even the phonies and blowhards will admit that the likeness is convincing? That’s the murky question that gathered like a storm cloud over the press last week when the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam announced that it had partnered with Fujifilm to create 3D replicas of some of its…

The Art Machine’s Round-Up

How to Talk About Art Sol LeWitt (#H2TAA) Even as we speak, Paula Cooper Gallery awaits the tongue-tied public with sparse echoing rooms that play host to some very sober ghosts of breakthroughs past. Focusing on LeWitt’s “Wall Drawing #564,” which has not been exhibited since it was presented at the 1988 Venice Biennale, the show is as dry…