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Stop Mentioning Andy Warhol

by Will Brand on April 28, 2011
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One thing experience has taught me: just because you can relate everything to Andy Warhol, doesn’t mean you should.┬áCarol Vogel’s article about Hans-Peter Feldmann’s plans for his upcoming exhibition at the Guggenheim is a good example. Feldmann, who as the winner of the Hugo Boss Prize receives both a solo exhibition at the Guggenheim and $100,000, plans to pin the money in $1 bills to the walls of the museum. I’m torn about the concept – accumulating a bunch of identical objects and lining the gallery with them is pretty old hat -┬ábut the humility that drives it is, I think, honest.

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