• Nostalgic Engagement

    8 days ago - By Aesthetica

    Making art is rarely an isolated endeavor undertaken by an individual. It relies on specific social conditions that facilitate its production. Sometimes it emerges in a period of intensity and concentration, where all the conditions that make it possible - community, support, inspiration, financial, hard work - all fall into place. For the conceptual artist Mike Mandel, whose work has often engaged with social and community-oriented dimensions, the 1970s were just such a period, and the ensuing productivity is celebrated in Good 70s at SFMOMA.
    More than just a celebration of productive...
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