FEATURES 70 A PERTINENT CHOICE TWO x TWO makes a statement honoring dynamic and significant artist, Dana Schutz. By Auriel Garza 78 A RADICAL EXPERIMENTALIST Günther Förg: A Fragile Beauty explores the complexities of the German artist’s uncategorized oeuvre. By Frank Hettig 82 THE BIG PICTURE The Modern’s Laurie Simmons: Big Camera/Little Camera surveys four decades of the artist’s photographs, sculpture, and film. By Steve Carter 90 IN THE BLACK Kimbell Art Museum explores ebony ranges of Balenciaga and Goya. By Nancy Cohen Israel 96 THE NEW NOIR Timeless. Vibrant. Eternally Chic. A ruler of the runway, new iterations in black are a perennial fashion favorite. Produced by Elaine Raffel; Photography by Elizabeth Lavin
104 PRETTY FABULOUS Get gorgeous with statement-making jewelry. Produced by Elaine Raffel; Photography by Elizabeth Lavin
On the cover: Dana Schutz, Beat Out the Sun, 2018, oil on canvas, 94 x 87.5 in. Courtesy of the artist and Petzel, New York.
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