Doug Harvey

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The Charles Ray Experience

Collection Newport Harbor Art Museum Experiencing Charles Ray in the flesh is much like confronting one of his perceptually boggling sculptures. The conversation stutters around ideas, some abstract, some fragmentary, some narrative. A direct question may be deflected only to re-emerge from some strange loop of elliptical reasoning in an......
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Reconstructing the Ephemeral

The very idea of a large-scale museum exhibition that focuses on a group of artistic movements whose common hallmark was an untranslatable ephemerality is so perverse that only its sheer audacity partially balances out the dubiousness of the endeavor. For many of the artists included in "Out of Actions," MOCA's......