“Capitalist Realism” is a term used some 50 years ago by German artists Manfred Kuttner (1937–2007), Konrad Lueg (1939–96), Sigmar Polke (1941–2010) and Gerhard Richter (born in 1932) to describe their work. It was a reaction to Pop from a postwar Germany divided between East and West. From happening-like shows organized in abandoned former Read More
We’re a bit late to this, but over at The New Yorker critic Andrea K. Scott directs us to a stunning iPad-only exhibition newly out by Paul Chan. Yes the two-dimensional works available in “How To Download A Boyfriend” exist only in the file you download, published by Mr. Chan’s Badlands Unlimited imprint, and come from a number of impressive artists.