The group-show template is a strangely tolerated mainstay in contemporary art. It's a safe environment where curators can look smart while excusing themselves for being vague. FotoFest recently employed the stencil with its exhibition "Mechanical Perception," which slapped a broad, lamely connective theme on five artists' work. Following the tradition, the University of Houston's Blaffer... More >>>
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Edward Burtynsky's Shipbreaking No. 50, Chittagong, Bangladesh is epic and baroque, apocalyptic and, yes, romantic.