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Geoff Wichert

Geoff Wichert has degrees in critical writing and creative nonfiction. He writes about art to settle the arguments going on in his head.

Book Reviews

Spiral Jetta

Spiral Jetta: a road trip through the land art of the American West by Erin Hogan The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London 2008 In the 1960s and 70s, artists were drawn to slogans. “Art is dead” was followed by “Museums are where art goes to die.” […]

In Memoriam

Andrew Wyeth

Recalling Andrew Wyeth by Geoff Wichert Michael Kimmelman, writing in the New York Times, had this to say about Andrew Wyeth, who died in his sleep earlier today (Friday, January 16th): “Andrew Wyeth, one of the most popular and also most lambasted artists in the history of American […]