Brancusi’s “The Kiss” has stood atop Tatiana Rachewskaïa’s tomb for more than a century, but six months ago it was covered up and its future remains a mystery.
PARIS — According to Sigmund Freud, a key that opens a room in a dream is unmistakably phallic.
Walking through In the Studio: Photographs, a three-part show organized by Peter Galassi, former Chief Curator of Photography at New York’s Museum of Modern Art, and spread over several floors of the Gagosian empire on Madison Avenue, the underlying themes of accumulation, storage, labeling, and just plain looking remind us how artists often surround themselves with visual repertories.
A deserved tribute to Garry Winogrand is turning into an ethical morass that does no one any good.
This is an artist’s essay that explores some of the ideas put forward in Powers’ three-part essay, “Art, Not Suicide,” published earlier this week. -Ed. Note