ARTnews - March 2004

ARTnews - March 2004
Publication Date Mar 2004
Abstract ‘Walking a Tightrope without a Net’ Auctioneers at evening sales create a sense of drama in performances that can range from buoyant to burlesque   Kelly Devine Thomas Waiting for an A+ Picture A new generation of young collectors energizes the art market with its enthusiasm and sophistication Michelle Falkenstein Sharing the Angels Museums are retooling their acquisition strategies to be fast, flexible—and creative Eileen Kinsella The Case of the Escaped Spirit Artworks are damaged in ways you would never imagine—careless movers, overenthusiastic cleaning persons, neurotic pets. And then there was the broken Joseph Cornell box Michelle Falkenstein Cool & Hot Alex Katz, whose clean, flat surfaces revolutionized what a figure painting could look like, is more popular than ever Hilarie M. Sheets Uproar over Goya The world of Goya scholarship has been roiled by charges that some of the artist’s most famous works were painted by someone else George Stolz DEPARTMENTS Art Talk Jamie Wyeth, Stephen King, Marc Carliner, Warren Adelson, Shamim Momin, Chrissie Iles, Debra Singer, Mary Kelly, Maurizio Cattelan, Elizabeth Peyton, Julian Casablancas, Raymond Pettibon, Terrence McNally, Isabella Rossellini, Richard Thomas, Polly Apfelbaum, Scott Gutterman, Marina Abramovic, Robert Storr, Peter Schjeldahl, Mike Bidlo, Rick Prol National News Commentary In pursuit of Poland’s missing treasures Santa Fe Artworks lost and found New York Jewish Museum: More than Modigliani Chicago Art Institute appoints Cuno Hartford New leadership steadies Atheneum International News Rome Italy weighs antiquities trial Ottawa, Strasbourg, and Amsterdam Looted art—discoveries and challenges Stockholm Rocking the boat Art Market Palm Beach and Miami Florida fairs heat up New York Chinese vase case settled; Taking di Suvero inside City Focus: Houston Drawing International Attention: With galleries relocating to larger spaces, new venues opening, and museums expanding their programming, Houston is emerging as a major art destination Catherine D. Anspon Studio Infinity and Beyond: Patrick Hughes confounds viewers with tricks of perspective and homemade magic Barbara A. MacAdam Looking at Art A Roman Emperor’s Tough-Guy Image  FULL STORY  The Met’s portrait of Caracalla is a consummate example of art as propaganda Mawell L. Anderson Artful Traveler Energy Conversion: An abandoned Belgian coal-mining complex has given birth to a spectacular contemporary-arts center Laurie Hurwitz Perspective Best Seats in the House: One of today’s most innovative installations features classic American paintings—and comfortable chairs Milton Esterow REVIEWS New York “Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras”; Diane Arbus; Joan Jonas; “Schoenberg, Kandinsky, and the Blue Rider”; William Glackens; Nancy Spero; Will Barnet; Darren Waterston; “Lois Orswell, David Smith, and Friends”; John Ferren; Lawrence Fane; Nicholas Nixon; Li Chen; Melissa Meyer; Richard Kalina; Daniel Zeller; “Outside/In” San Francisco Giorgio Morandi Los Angeles Anthony Friedkin Chicago Nell Blaine Santa Fe B. J. O. Nordfeldt Washington, D.C. Nancy Sansom Reynolds Boston Anne Neely Memphis Tim Crowder Houston Zofia Rydet London Prunella Clough; Yinka Shonibare Paris Keiichi Tahara Berlin Candice Breitz Tokyo, Osaka, and Gunma Tabaimo
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Month February 2004
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Issue ARTnews - March 2004
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