Monday, Nov 9, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Fred Pleitgen
CNN (4 November 2009)

“CNN’s Fred Pleitgen on the art scene in Berlin 20 years after the Fall of the Wall.”

Latest in Visual Arts

Everyone’s a Critic: Babies Prefer Picasso
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Osama bin Laden's Body: The World's Most Incendiary Image
— Sean O'Hagan (The Guardian, 6 May 2011)
What Is Totalitarian Art? Cultural Kitsch From Stalin to Saddam
— Kanan Makiya (Foreign Affairs, May 2011)
Picasso’s Erotic Code
— John Richardson (Vanity Fair, May 2011)
1848 Daguerreotypes Bring Middle America's Past to Life
— Julie Rehmeyer (Wired, 9 July 2010)
Ars Homo Erotica: ‘Bring the Toilet to Warsaw National Museum’
— Emilie Prattico (Cafebabel, 16 July 2010)
Bravo's 'Work of Art' (audio)
— KCRW (KCRW, 22 June 2010)
The Missing Critical History of Illustration
— Rick Poynor (Print, June 2010)

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Authenticity Issues and the New Intimacies

// Marginal Utility

"The social-media companies have largely succeeded in persuading users of their platforms' neutrality. What we fail to see is that these new identities are no less contingent and dictated to us then the ones circumscribed by tradition; only now the constraints are imposed by for-profit companies in explicit service of gain.

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