Aaron Betsky

The Question Concerning Contemporaneity

The Question Concerning Contemporaneity By Aaron Betsky The question of what contemporary art is begs the issue of modernism. Strictly speaking, any work that is done now is contemporary; it is, in other words, modern, or our modern or current age. That in turns presumes that we are always making something new; that we live […]

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Made Space

The Forms and Absences of Everyday Landscapes In the religion of architecture, space is the deity, or the guiding spirit. It is the mystical property by which architects want their buildings to be judged, it is that which, when it is truly great, transports them into rapture. The strange thing about space is that you […]

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