Posts Tagged ‘Michael Fried’

Sculpture after Sculpture at the Art Center College of Design

Name at the Sculpture after Sculpture Panel Discussion, Art Center College of Design. Photo: Chris Hatcher

Last Saturday, curator and Artforum editor-at-large Jack Bankowsky moderated a roundtable on “Sculpture after Sculpture” (more on the title in a moment) at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, in anticipation of his forthcoming three-artist survey of the same name at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm this October. The three artists, Katharina Fritsch, Jeff Koons, and Charles Ray, are united by work that[…..]

Grounds for Annulment

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley When essayist Geoff Dyer, whose main goal always seems to be sating his own curiosity, debuted his New York Times book column last week, he did so with a perfectly paced takedown of art historian Michael Fried. Fried famously “exposed” the melodrama of minimalism in the late 1960s, and that’s what he[…..]