Time Out says
Posted: Thu Mar 18 2010
Metro Pictures is best known for representing art-world superstar Cindy Sherman, along with such big contemporary names as multimedia artist Mike Kelley, Robert Longo—famous for his works produced using photography and charcoal—and the late German artist Martin Kippenberger.
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Born Andreas Hofer, this Berlin artist—whose nom de guerre combines an English corruption of his name, plus the year, that, by the artist's reckoning, Europe lost its cultural supremacy to the United States—has developed a highly provisional style that...
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Shaw, who was part of the legendary CalArts class that included Mike Kelley, Tony Oursler and John Miller, is something of a polymath of pop-cultural styles and sources (often obscure), which he mixes with references to art history. The paintings in his...
This African-American artist is best known for chalkboard paintings featuring semi-erased images that include racist caricatures among other things more tangentially related to identity. He's had an ongoing interest in boxing, a sport dominated by black...