19 years ago
In The Long Dissolve, a nine-minute film loop by video artist Burt Barr, an ice cube melts on a saucer. And that's all. Barr -- who's scored such honors as a Guggenheim fellowship and a slew of museum shows -- works both inside and outside the wor...
20 years ago
The art world has always been a rather elitist one: The critics' vocabulary is so specialized, and the collectors' checks are so large. Agents always appear to be on the hunt for the next great discovery. Well, for the 20th century, those provocat...