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Good Morning America

Gunnar B. Kvaran

The exhibition Good Morning America casts light on how, in the late 1970s and the 1980s, an important group of American artists invented a new form of artistic language, often referred to as ‘Appropriation art’, by borrowing existing photographs, objects, aesthetics, ideas and clichés found in American art and consumer culture. The exhibition includes works by Cindy Sherman, Richard Prince, Jeff Koons, Robert Gober, Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Charles Ray. Each has created a very personal form of artistic expression to tell a story of American society at the time....

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Morning in America

Therese Möllenhoff

The artists in the exhibition Good Morning America grew up in American society in the 1950s and 60s, and were thus one of the earliest generations raised with television – during a period that was characterised by a constantly escalating media and consumer culture. ...

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Banality and Celebration: The Art of Jeff Koons

Arthur C. Danto

I am inclined in my aesthetic judgments to think as the true Kentuckian about whiskey: possibly some may be better than others, but all are aesthetically good....

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My Other Painting is a Car

John Kelsey

The artist is always finding ways of testing the capacity for non-specificity in this thing he’s working on. For example, he might push a painting to exchange its own powers of abstraction and mediation with those of the poster, the page, the screen, the t-shirt or even the muscle car. ...

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Interview - Charles Ray

Gunnar B. Kvaran

Interview held on 21st June, 2006 – in New York...

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Gober House

Åsmund Thorkildsen

It’s hard to believe, such happiness....

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