ART & DESIGN

ART & DESIGN

Museum Activism


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A sheet-rocked wall is torn open at the Whitney Museum of American Art, jagged, colossal and chaotic. Its mouth is full of an eclectic collection of artwork, mounted in groups on busy backgrounds. On closer inspection, the rows of red-tipped fangs reveal themselves to be something else entirely, but nothing less morose: the art is

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ART & DESIGN

Social Art


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One could argue it started with “Rain Room.” The “gimmicky diversion” of “dubious value”, as described by NY Times art critic Ken Johnson, made its debut at the MoMA in 2013. It was devised by rAndom International as part of “Expo 1: New York”, a series of installations created to inspire contemplation about our earth’s

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