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Text in the Expanded Field: The 2014 Whitney Biennial

by Ryan Wong
Among the 103 participants in this year’s Whitney Biennial, the handful that have elicited the most speculation and skepticism are those known for producing not art objects but texts. In addition to publishing-oriented collectives, words take on a visual function in the poetry of Susan Howe, they form the structure of many of David Diao’s paintings and Gary Indiana’s sculptures. Artspace warned us to “Get ready to do some reading.” Carol Vogel, in her preview, told us to expect “Words and More... [more]
Posted by Ryan Wong on 3/7/14
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