TITLE

Exhaustion Chic

AUTHOR(S)
Perl, Jed
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;04/03/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 14, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reflects on the movement from controversial, political art to contemporary art that is catered towards social acceptance in the U.S. Discussion as to how the Whitney Museum of American Art's Biennial features an installation piece that paints the art world as fueled by consumerism; Artists who challenged the status quo such as Hans Haacke and Robert Mapplethorpe; Opinion that controversy once created a status for art that has diminished.
ACCESSION #
2936996

 

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