Beg Borrow and Steal at The Rubell Family Collection
from Art Fag City, posted over 5 years ago
POST BY: PADDY JOHNSON
All images: AFC
The best versions of countless works I’ve seen in my travels to fairs and biennials over the course of last year are currently on display in The Rubell Family Collection’s exhibition “Beg, Borrow and Steal.”���A curators-delight, the show focuses on the at times tediously trendy subject of reproduction art (New Yorkers: The Kitchen currently showcases the city-centric version of this show, coincidentally using a similar literary device in their title - “Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture”).
I’m still working out my thoughts on the exhibition — the work is impressive to say the least — though even for a show on reproduction, there’s a little too much repetition (and Steven...