Figuration Is the Art of Our Era for a Simple Reason: Because Artists Are Painting ‘What They Love’

[ad_1] In art history, some decades are defined by a singular style. In the ’50s, it was Abstract Expressionism; the 60s, Minimalism; the 70s, Conceptualism. Now? “When we look back at this period of the 2010s, we’ll see that this was a moment of figuration,” Ruth Erickson, the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) curator behind …

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