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the burden

by Art Chantry: chris burden embodies everything¬† i love and hate about the fine art world. his work is sensational and violent and ‘destructo ‘- total BOY stuff. i love it to death. but, it’s also completely and utterly shallow … Continue reading

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pursuit of the bold silhouette

The pursuit of the bold silhouette has led many architects astray. So many mature architects have been tempted, as Frank Lloyd Wright was tempted in his later days, to invent dazzlingly photogenic shells, often achieving sculptural effects by neglecting the … Continue reading

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roadside architecture: sweeping out the old twerps

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) i say – “fuck frank gehry and philip johnson and rem khoolhaus, etc. etc. ad naseum.” i say those guys are total ass clowns wasting everybody’s time and dime on their masturbatory fantasies of power. … Continue reading

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