In his early career, during the late 1960s and early 70s, Robert Irwin followed in the footsteps of the abstract expressionists. He started as a painter, but quickly adopted objects and materials that would allow him to explore, with greater breadth, notions of perception and the effects of light and
Like an avenging angel invading the capital of high culture, Pablo Picasso came to Paris to confront the establishment and write himself across the face of modernity. He viewed art as a way of recreating himself, and invented -- only to later shed -- any number of artistic styles.
The young Picas