blakegopnik:

DAILY PIC: I don’t expect artists to get everything right. In fact, when they do, it makes me doubt their courage. Here’s a weirdly incoherent, ornamental Lucio Fontana from the Gagosian survey of his work that I’ve been Daily Pic-ing all week. I suppose it gets  more or less everything wrong (although it could work as a costume study for the Green Lantern’s smack-down with Wolverine.) But its wrongness gives me a weird thrill, given the company it keeps with so many successful experiments. (“Concetto Spaziale, Attese”, from 1959, is © and courtesy the Fondazione Lucio Fontana and Gagosian Gallery. Private Collection, Milan.)
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blakegopnik:

DAILY PIC: I don’t expect artists to get everything right. In fact, when they do, it makes me doubt their courage. Here’s a weirdly incoherent, ornamental Lucio Fontana from the Gagosian survey of his work that I’ve been Daily Pic-ing all week. I suppose it gets  more or less everything wrong (although it could work as a costume study for the Green Lantern’s smack-down with Wolverine.) But its wrongness gives me a weird thrill, given the company it keeps with so many successful experiments. (“Concetto Spaziale, Attese”, from 1959, is © and courtesy the Fondazione Lucio Fontana and Gagosian Gallery. Private Collection, Milan.)

The Daily Pic, along with more global art news, can also be found on the  Art Beast page at TheDailyBeast.com.