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Art Fag City at The L Magazine: Regarding Regarding Warhol: It Sucks!

by Paddy Johnson on October 25, 2012
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What’s better for cocktail party conversation: a trip to the The Metropolitan Museum to see the exhibition or a trip to a couple out-of-the-way shows you might actually like? I did both recently; this week, we’ll focus on the Met—because high-profile flops are generally great for party chatter.

Aside from The New Yorker’s Peter Schjeldahl, basically every critic in the city has panned Regarding Warhol. That’s for good reason. Curators Mark Rosenthal, Marla Prather, Ian Alteveer, and Rebecca Lowery have assembled a conceptually empty show around the idea that Warhol has influenced the art world’s biggest stars—especially the long list of them included in this show.

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