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Actual Presence Suggested

by Steve Ruiz
The separation of image and content is a fundamental tenet of contemporary art, illustrated with work as various as illusionistic trompe l’oeil painting, architectural ornamentation, and the annual harvest of anodized bananas produced by art students across the country. Artists have had at least fifty years to take advantage of the no-touching rule in the gallery or museum space, using a good fake to drive conversations on representative ethics, material use, institutional barriers, and art... [more]
Posted by Steve Ruiz on 8/29/11
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