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A New Age in Painting (at Last)?

Installation view of "Cecily Brown, A Day! Help! Help! Another Day!" at Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, (October 27-December 2, 2017) © Cecily Brown. Photo credit: Steven Probert

BY Allan Schwartzman
publisher of In Other Words, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

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1950s: Ad Reinhardt makes “the” last painting—and then continues to make “last” paintings until he dies in 1967. Therein he delineates the conundrum of the death of originality in painting and the perpetual urge for the medium’s mysteries, no matter how reduced, remote or seemingly pointless…READ MORE

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