His photographs might capture an evanescent instant, but together -- in groups or pairs, assemblages or arrangements -- they stretch beyond the instantaneous. Communicating among themselves, Tillmans' images develop narratives, forming a world, a habitat, a social milieu out of their variegated reson
On June 9, 1978, an obituary appeared with the headline "On the death of Hannah Hoch, the bob-haired muse of the Men's Club." For much of her life, Hoch had been characterized as the "It Girl" of the macho Berlin art circle dominated by George Grosz, John Heartfield, Richard Huelsenbeck, and Raoul Ha
Baldessari's work involves mundane objects tagged with equally unremarkable texts that often produce barks of laughter and/or cynicism from viewers. His compositions are montages of apparently unrelated visual or textual fragments from photographs, film stills, newspapers, magazines, and artworks.