The New York-based Guerrilla Girls (self-styled "conscience of the art world") use humor, renegade tactics, and the element of surprise to spread their indictment of sexism and racism in both the art world and the culture at large. Oh yes, and they wear scary gorilla masks. Founded in 1985, they have
Artists often talk about how they hope their work will fundamentally transform the way their audience thinks, perceives, or experiences reality. As members of that monolithic cultural phenomenon "the audience," we should, perhaps, wonder what certain works are doing to our minds. One piece in particu
One thing we can say about Giulio Paolini's work is that it makes us think. Constantly evolving, from the geometric designs in the 1960s to the later, highly theoretical conceptual works, Paolini's art has always maintained a dynamic vitality, refusing to settle down into a comfortable, proven path.