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Sitings 5: War’s a Dick

by Kate Wolf
“I consciously wanted to make the ugliest paintings I could. I wanted them to be as ugly and horrifying as the war was,” said artist Judith Bernstein during an informal panel last weekend at Chinatown’s The Box, in honor of her current show there, “Fuck Vietnam.” Comprised of a series of explosive, explicit paintings Bernstein made between 1966-67, the works are being exhibited only now for the first time, almost fifty years later. In the hour-long discussion between Bernstein, her gallerist... [more]
Posted by Kate Wolf on 5/16/11