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Volume 1, Issue 9, 2011

Claes Oldenburg - The Virtuoso of Public Sculpture
BY CAROL KINO
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen and the making of public monuments for over three decades.


The Legacy of Emily Fisher Landau: From Private Collector to an Eponymous Art Center to Champion of the Whitney
BY ELIZABETH SOBIESKI
How a jewel heist created one of our era's most important benefactors to contemporary art.

Sun Yuan & Peng Yu: Freedom as Symbolic Form
BY DREW HAMMOND
This duo of the Chinese art world treats their artworks not as objects, but as intellectual property and a fulfillment of a conceptual principle.


Robert Indiana - Big LOVE and Beyond
BY ANTHONY HADEN-GUEST
How Robert Clark from New Castle, Indiana, became Robert Indiana, Pop artist and "Painter of Signs."


Peter Beard – Blood and Sand
BY ANTHONY HADEN-GUEST
Yale, Vogue,How Robert Clark from New Castle, Indiana, became Robert Indiana, Pop artist and "Painter of Signs."


Paddle8 and Artspace - Nurturing the Next-Gen Collector
BY JULIE L. BELCOVE
Sorting out the slew of e-commerce sites selling contemporary art.


Marilyn Minter: The Art of Sensory Excess
BY PHOEBE HOBAN
Channeling deviations from normal standards of beauty into highly-sought after paintings.


Artists To Watch
Reflections From a Screen Test
In the latest Artists to Watch section (Volume 1, Issue 9), Kara Walker Tomé, examines the work of Luis Gispert. Gispert calls his aesthetic "Hip Hop Baroque," and he makes sculptures, photographs and films that often portray subjects wearing or surrounded by "bling," which become signs and symbols of cultural identification. In his latest photographic series, Gispert sought out a sub-culture within a sub-culture: faux-designer cars.
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