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[teacherartexchange] Lawrence Weiner - Text as Art (NY Times - Whitney Exhibit)

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From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Nov 16 2007 - 07:03:31 PST


Dear Art Educators,

Lawrence Weiner: As Far As The Eye Can See -- retrospective at the
Whitney Museum of American Art consists mainly of phrases in large
letters.

Art Review | Lawrence Weiner
The Well-Shaped Phrase as Art
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/16/arts/design/16wein.html?_r=1&ref=arts&oref=slogin

Article contains a very nice slide show - good for discussion the
"What is Art?" question.
"Lawrence Weiner: As Far as the Eye Can See" is at the Whitney Museum
of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, at 75th Street, through Feb. 10.

A bit is online:
http://whitney.org/weiner/
(scroll down for menu)

More on Lawrence Weiner:
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/weiner_lawrence.html

bio:
http://www.guggenheimcollection.org/site/artist_bio_162A.html
http://www.guggenheimcollection.org/site/artist_works_162A_0.html

more:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=Lawrence+Weiner&btnG=Google+Search
Lots of Images:
http://images.google.com/images?q=Lawrence+Weiner&hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=X&oi=images&ct=title
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More from New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/arts/design/index.html

Art Review
Pacific Overtures From Mystic Spirits
By KEN JOHNSON
http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/16/arts/design/16ocea.html?ref=design
Good slide show of Oceanic and Native American Art.

Judy Decker

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