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What We Write About When We Write About Art

“… great works do not just arise; they are made -- not just by artists and their assistants but also by the dealers, curators, critics, and collectors who ‘support’ the work.”

Marijeta Bozovic
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What We Write About When We Write About Art

On Edge exhibits a composite image of a younger, rougher New York: we know it existed, but it still has the power to shock and charm, like a photo of a beloved aunt as a teenager with cropped and blue hair.

Marijeta Bozovic
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Le Plaisir

Ophuls' stories take Maupassant’s worldly wisdom and glamorous cynicism and imbue spirituality and compassion.

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Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Pasolini’s career reads as a heartbreaking, stylized summary of the last century’s glamour and tragedy.

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Brain Upon the Brain!

However we choose to brand it -- post-apocalyptic, postmodern, post-historical -- the fashion of outrageous mash-ups is intimately linked with the movies.

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The Nightmare and the Dream by Dax-Devlon Ross

Author Dax-Devlon Ross reminds us that the personal is -- still -- political. And music is terribly personal.

Marijeta Bozovic
Theatre

Samuel Beckett: Beyond the Endgame

Beckett’s dramatic work has been largely viewed as Theater of the Absurd but make no mistake, Endgame is Waiting for Godot's evil twin.

Marijeta Bozovic
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Last Year at Marienbad

This is the cinematic equivalent of whale bone-enforced corset, silk from the colonies, and the kind of workmanship only extreme class disparity can provide.

Marijeta Bozovic
Visual Arts

Thaw: Russian Art from Glasnost to the Present

Fears and rumors of increasing state control insinuate that the most recent Russian thaw, as represented at this exhibit at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York, might turn out to be just that: a limited period of freedom.

Marijeta Bozovic
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