ARTnews - January 2004

ARTnews - January 2004
Publication Date Jan 2004
Abstract How Far Can You Go? With male nudes in full display, pornography a common source material, and explicit imagery the norm in galleries and museums, sex in art has become fun, disturbing, raunchy—even cerebral Linda Yablonsky Sex Sells—and Sometimes Quite Well Sexually explicit artwork has become part of the gallery and auction-block mainstream, but prices vary according to the individual artist’s market Eileen Kinsella The Most Erotic Artworks Artists, curators, and other experts name pieces that range from the suggestive to the explicit, Correggio to Clemente, Manet to Mapplethorpe, Indian sculpture to Richard Serra Carly Berwick Disturbing Beauty Lisa Yuskavage has courted controversy by transforming the classic pinup girl into something even less realistic—and more audacious Ann Landi What Has This Woman Just Been Doing? Part of what makes Bonnard’s Indolence so sexy is that it is intimate, enraptured, and frankly autobiographical Francine Prose Modigliani: The Experts Battle Lawsuits and charges of slander multiply as two scholars compete to be recognized as the ultimate authority Marc Spiegler DEPARTMENTS Art Talk Susan Kismaric, Steven Klein, Kate Moss, Eva Respini, Ellen von Unwerth, Mario Sorrenti, Nan Goldin, Cindy Sherman, Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Juergen Teller, Dennis Freedman, Ben Katchor, Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Mull, Ricky Jay, Mary Woronov, Bruce Yonemoto National News New York The Guggenheim’s $10.1 million question; Madonna: Used-Material Girl? Cedar Rapids, Iowa Where Grant Wood worked Washington, D.C. A Latino museum on the Mall? International News Paris Henri Loyrette: Living at the Louvre; French art haul found Figueres, Spain Another side of Dalí Milan Mario Merz: Poet of arte povera Art Market New York Records at Impressionist and modern sales; Edgy names energize contemporary sales; Demand for Bearden: “very strong” Cologne Young artists fare well at Art Cologne City Focus Reaching New Heights: Denver’s curators, collectors, and dealers are ensuring the city’s future as a world-class art destination Kyle MacMillan Aspen offers a cutting-edge museum and first-rate galleries Hilary Stunda Looking at Art Naked Effrontery: Boucher’s subjects weren’t classical nudes but flesh-and-blood women undressed Alastair Laing Design “A Mystic Metaphor”: Light is the protagonist in Richard Meier’s bright new Jubilee Church in Rome David Galloway Books Strapless: The Rise of John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X By Deborah Davis • The Devil’s Playground By Nan Goldin • Autobiography By Helmut Newton • Erotica: The Fine Art of Sex By Edward Lucie-Smith • The Beautiful Boy By Germaine Greer • Art—A Sex Book By John Waters and Bruce Hainley • Sex Pots: Eroticism in Ceramics By Paul Mathieu REVIEWS New York Richard Serra; Victor Brauner; “Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Iran, 1501–1576”; Mark di Suvero; John Chamberlain; Alex Katz; “Reinhardt & Contemporaries: 1940–1950”; Richard Artschwager; Martha Mayer Erlebacher; Mary Frank; Lesley Dill; April Gornik; Adam Fuss; Joe Lasker; “The International Scene”; Harvey Quaytman; Matt Saunders; Roy DeCarava; “ArtApparatus” Venice, California Sandra Mendelsohn Rubin San Francisco George Koskas; David Park Chicago John Henry Santa Fe Will Clift; Phil Sims College Park, Maryland Clarice Smith Miami Gavin Perry London Henry Kondracki; “Pre-Raphaelite and Other Masters: The Andrew Lloyd-Webber Collection” Paris David Mach; “Yanomami: Spirit of the Forest” Berlin Richard Deacon Barcelona Julia Montilla Tel Aviv Miriam Cabessa Mexico City Sebastián Romo
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Month January 2004
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