DESIGN OF A DECADE
Return to the art worlds golden era of wealth and decadence when, as counterculture critic Steven Hager puts it, "underground ideas became marketable commodities," at Paul Kasmin Gallerys Totally Rad: New York in the 80s, an exhibit of sculptures, paintings, and works on paper that represent the zeitgeist through the works of Julian Schnabel, Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman, Annette Lemieux, Kenny Scharf, and Keith Haring, to name a few. Highlights of the show include Frank Stellas bold, bright colors and dizzying, layered shapes in Talladega (1980)a drastic departure from his original dark canvases of the 50s; Basquiats Untitled (Car) (1987); andbecause what show on the 80s would be complete without him?Andy Warhols Beatle Boots (negative) (1986).
Wed., July 30, 10 p.m., 2008
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