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Happy Tuesday! ☁️ Today, the use and abuse of portraiture, monolith-mania continues across the globe,
Dec 15, 2020 • View in browser
Happy Tuesday! ☁️ Today, the use and abuse of portraiture, monolith-mania continues across the globe, and reviews of Clyfford Still, Amy Sillman, George Condo, Virginia Jaramillo, and more.
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“Everyone Here Hates You”
The night before Thanksgiving, artists Chris Ramming and Rob Brill put up the sign "Everyone Here Hates You" outside the Z Ranch exhibition space in Marfa (photo by Rob Brill)
The night before Thanksgiving, artists Chris Ramming and Rob Brill put up the sign "Everyone Here Hates You" outside the Z Ranch exhibition space in Marfa (photo by Rob Brill)
The night before Thanksgiving, an electric sign appeared in the window of a crumbling adobe structure in Marfa, Texas. “Everyone here hates you,” the sign scolded, specifically addressing the tourists who had traveled to the art oasis despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Other News
Divya Mehra, There is nothing you can possess which I cannot take away (photo by Sarah Fuller, image courtesy the artist and Georgia Scherman Projects)
Divya Mehra, There is nothing you can possess which I cannot take away (photo by Sarah Fuller, image courtesy the artist and Georgia Scherman Projects)
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