REVIEW: Joseph Beuys: Utopia at the Stag Monuments

On the eastern front in 1944, rear gunner Joseph Beuys (b1921-d1986) was—according to his own personal mythology— rescued from a burning Stuka by Tatar nomads and wrapped in fat and felt. These totemic materials predominate throughout the German artist’s work, with the myth as a resonating centre of meaning, both personal and historical, even if the story itself isn’t really true.

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NYC Opening: Artists Anonymous present ‘Old Game New’ @ Jonathan Levine April 3rd

To inaugurate the opening of the gallery’s second space, Artists Anonymous or, AA will be presenting their new works and a site specific installation. Their unique process involves an unusual technique of painting photorealistic subjects with inverted color values (resembling a negative image), then photographing the painting and reproducing it in reverse—resulting in a positive. VCool…

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