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The Making of Bjarne Melgaard’s 2014 Whitney Biennial Installation

Since 1932, the Whitney Biennial is regarded as one of the leading shows in the art world, often setting off significant trends in contemporary American art – and typically showing young and lesser known artists.
For the 2014 edition, March 7-May 25, the Whitney took a bold new form, bringing together the findings of three curators from outside the Museum. Each…

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The Enigmatic Robert Loughlin

Robert Loughlin was a figure of legend. During his lifetime, his uncanny talent for scouting important design work on the secondhand market – together with his nearly compulsive penchant for painting a particular motif on the objects he found – made him an icon among a select group of art and design collectors…

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