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Destroy the Picture at MOCA, opening MCA Chicago the 16th February

It is hard to imagine that an exhibition about the destruction of painting and the upending of the supremacy of the picture plane could be beautiful. But Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949-1962, just closed last Sunday the 14th at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, is an aesthetic triumph. If you missed […]

Joan Miró and Pablo Picasso at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

By Richard P. Townsend There are a lot of moving parts to the exhibition Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape, an international loan show organized by the Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona; Tate Modern, London; and the National Gallery of Art (now at the latter venue for its final showing until the 12th August 2012). While […]