Bice Curiger

Franz West (1947–2012)

November 2012

WHEN FRANZ WEST received the Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement award at the 2011 Venice Biennale, he delivered his speech with a typically Westian sense of mischief. After offering his sincere thanks, he noted that his mother had written his… READ ON

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A CULTIVATED POISE: PORTFOLIO IN MEMORY OF DAVID WEISS

Selected by Peter Fischli Introduction by Bice Curiger

November 2012

AS A YOUNG ARTIST just starting out, David Weiss made a series of drawings that he published in a small edition in 1975, and in the ensuing decades this Regenbüchlein, or “little rain book,” has achieved an almost mythic status. After … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2012 [TOC]

Sigmar Polke

PASSAGES

October 2010

I FIRST MET SIGMAR POLKE in the 1970s—a decade that has been dealt with too summarily in most of his retrospectives to date, since the prevailing opinion has been that the artist spent these years devoting himself to almost anything but … READ ON

IN PRINT October 2010 [TOC]

Critical Reflections

December 1989

IN PRINT December 1989