How the West Was Won: Finish Fetish

  Craig Kauffman: Three Untitled Wall Reliefs, 1968. Vacuum formed Plexiglas Larry Bell: Untitled, 1969. Mineral coated glass De Wain Valentine: Triple Disk Red Metal Flake - Black Edge, 1966.  Fiberglass              reinforced polyester       Primarily Atmospheric      Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word.  Benjamin: Yes, sir.   Mr. McGuire:  … [Read more...]

Fakes: Have Replicas Replaced Art?

                                          Antoine Pevsner,Portrait of Marcel Duchamp, 1926. Cellulose nitrate on copper with iron, 65.4 x 94.0 cm (25 3/4 x 37 in.) Yale University Art Gallery. Gift of Collection Société Anonyme. The works originally clear plastic components now show extreme signs of degradation, including warping, cracking, and discoloration, which exacerbated corrosion … [Read more...]