Critic’s choice

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I want to say I agree with Ted Mosher’s point (see post below) about the critics’ predisposition towards certain types of art and how that influences what gets reviewed — present company included (I mean me).

That said, life is long and some reviewers do go out of their comfort zones to review art that they would not have on their walls or even want to look at again. But we should all do it a little bit more, to be fair.

Anyway, here’s my today’s choice for best of from MOMA’s contemporary galleries: Jeff Wall‘s light box image, “After the Invisible Man, The Prologue” by Ralph Ellison,” (2001), a work so visually rich and evocative of that amazing book that I stopped in my tracks and sighed.

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