by Robert C. Morgan
FEB 2013 | ArtSeen
While many texts on contemporary art claim Allan Kaprow as the founder (better than father) of the Happenings movement in the United States, few acknowledge the parallel importance of the German-born artist Wolf Vostell.
by Liam Considine
APR 2015 | ArtSeen
Since 2004, Fontaine has approached the readymade, abstraction, and collectivity not as aesthetic ideals but as coping strategies in the symbolic economy of contemporary art. If these practices have failed to kill the author, representation, and individualism, Claire Fontaine suggests, they may still offer a catalogue of readymade forms to remix and reassemble into an allegorical frieze of avant-garde aspiration and political frustration.