Posts Tagged ‘2010 Whitney Biennial’

Scott Short "Untitled (White)", 2008, Oil on canvas, via Whitney

A quick tour around the Internet will procure a number of reviews on the recent opening of the 2010 Whitney Biennial. One of my favorite critics, Jerry Saltz, writes for the New York Times Magazine and does a fabulous and readable job of synthesizing the experience. He begins his review saying, “After two biennials devoted to dealing with “failure” and “darkness,” this catalogue speaks of “renewal” and “optimism.” Yes, it’s the Obama Biennial: alternately moving and frustrating, challenging and disappointing—and a big improvement on what came before.” Read the rest here.


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