The statuesque Weimaraners that are the subjects of William Wegman's signature portraits have less to do with the stranded kittens of 'Hang in There' poster fame than they do with the works of Cindy Sherman or even Edward Weston. Like Sherman, Wegman is a practitioner of setup photography, a method i
Bugs Bunny, master tactician and trickster extraordinaire, continually finds himself in a predicament and makes his way out through an unforeseen path: he never assumes the role of victim. Rather, he remains fluid, shifting the very terms of engagement, burrowing out of his hole, so to speak, to reap
According to Randall Rothenberg, "Most great design, the sort that helps define or even fashion an era, derives from a particular vision. For this reason, most great design firms tend to die with their founders or evolve into corporate entities more skilled at making money than actually reshaping the
In the event that you're too busy to notice the little things in life, sculptor Claes Oldenburg has made them big for you. Oldenburg is most famous for his monuments to absurdity, such as the enormous spoon and cherry sculpture that shades the lawn of the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis.