Posts Tagged 'Minimalist Art'

Art Collecting: The MOCA’s First Thirty Years

I pity the permanent collection in the age of the blockbuster. While art museums are often rated by the quality of their permanent collections, too often it is the temporary exhibits that stir excitement and draw crowds. A work of art will that is barely noticed while on permanent display is suddenly lionized in a short-term exhibition. The MOCA’s First Thirty Years is a quest by museum curators to divert attention away from the blockbuster and instead direct the art lovers’ attention towards the collection and all of its treasures. The collection displayed here creates a visual timeline; a master narrative of art from 1945 – 2009, highlighting some of the most influential artists associated with contemporary art pra

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Art Collecting: The MOCA’s First Thirty Years

I pity the permanent collection in the age of the blockbuster. While art museums are often rated by the quality of their permanent collections, too often it is the temporary exhibits that stir excitement and draw crowds. A work of art will that is barely noticed while on permanent display is suddenly lionized in a short-term exhibition. The MOCA’s First Thirty Years is a quest by museum curators to divert attention away from the blockbuster and instead direct the art lovers’ attention towards the collection and all of its treasures. The collection displayed here creates a visual timeline; a master narrative of art from 1945 – 2009, highlighting some of the most influential artists associated with contemporary art pra

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Tara Donovan at San Diego’s Museum of Contemporary Art

While passing through San Diego last weekend, I had the opportunity to view Tara Donovan’s awe-inspiring exhibition (October 25, 2009 – February 28, 2010) at the MCASD. Untitled, styrofoam cups with hot glue In the artist’s hands, common, mass-produced items

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Tara Donovan at San Diego’s Museum of Contemporary Art

While passing through San Diego last weekend, I had the opportunity to view Tara Donovan’s awe-inspiring exhibition (October 25, 2009 – February 28, 2010) at the MCASD. Untitled, styrofoam cups with hot glue In the artist’s hands, common, mass-produced items

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I he[art] Herb & Dorothy Vogel.

Herbert and Dorothy Vogel like the most unlikable art. They own a few inches of frayed rope with a nail through it. A curved lead pipe. A black cardboard square with  definition of the word “nothing” printed on it, in white.

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I he[art] Herb & Dorothy Vogel.

Herbert and Dorothy Vogel like the most unlikable art. They own a few inches of frayed rope with a nail through it. A curved lead pipe. A black cardboard square with  definition of the word “nothing” printed on it, in white.

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