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- steve 6-28-2010 3:25 am [link] [2 refs] [4 comments]

Sigmar Polke, an artist of infinite, often ravishing pictorial jest, whose sarcastic and vibrant layering of found images and maverick, chaos-provoking painting processes left an indelible mark on the last four decades of contemporary painting, died yesterday in Cologne, Germany. He was 69; the cause was complications of cancer, according to Gordon Veneklasen, a partner at the Michael Werner Gallery New York, the artistís chief American representative.

((one of my all time fav's, fell in love with his work when i moved to NYC in 84))
- Skinny 6-11-2010 10:56 pm [link] [4 comments]

Five paintings by Picasso, Matisse and other great artists, worth an estimated $618m, have been stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.

- jim 5-20-2010 3:31 pm [link] [2 comments]

martin denker's work makes me think of a digital-era John Hernandez (Texas-based artist)
- tom moody 5-12-2010 7:25 pm [link] [2 comments]

sad day for barbarians

- steve 5-11-2010 5:29 am [link] [1 comment]

alex and i saw this show at ace (yat) 15 years ago. a stunner. guess who.


- bill 5-07-2010 9:25 pm [link] [3 comments]