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Should Art Be “Relevant?” Jed Perl Thinks Not

Perl’s thesis, most succinctly framed in his concluding chapter, is that the arts, rather than being obliged to convey utilitarian messaging, must instead remain “the products of a process that stands apart from so much of our social, economic and political life.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Ideas, Jed Perl, PERL


Alexander Calder’s Archive Goes Online: Explore 1400 Works of Art by the Modernist Sculptor

Like all great artists, Alexander Calder left his medium quite unlike he found it. Nearly 45 years after his death, Calder’s expansion of the realm of sculpture in new directions of form, color, and engineering remains a subject of voluminous discussion, including critic Jed Perl’s Calder: The Conquest of Time and Calder: The Conquest of Space, a two-part biography published in full last year. More recently, a wealth of material has come available that enables us to conduct Calderian invest...
Tags: Google, Art, California, College, Paris, Seoul, Calder, Alexander Calder, United States of America, Facebook Twitter, Jed Perl, Hyperallergic, Marcel Duchamp, Colin Marshall, Fernand Léger, Calder Foundation



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