David Robbins

One of Bas Jan Ader's falls; Credit: COURTESY OF PATRICK PAINTER INC.

The Three Stooges and Chris Burden: What Do They Have in Common?

Comedy in art must always fight for respect. The art world prefers wrangling with weighty social, cultural or philosophical matters — "importance." In L.A. the comedic artist negotiates an especially tricky path because the art world consciously seeks to distance itself from the frivolities of showbiz. As I see it,......
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