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Tom Holert

Tom Holert is an art historian, independent scholar, and critic who has published widely in magazines including Artforum and Bookforum.

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Celebration? Realife

Marc Camille Chaimowicz (born in 1947) was one of the first artists to merge the realms of performance and installation art. Chaimowicz distinguished himself in an era of stark minimalism by his unabashed pursuit of the beautiful, establishing himself in the 1970s with art that was playful and subtly seductive. Chaimowicz's post-Pop scatter environments owed as much to glam rock as to art practice and were informed by modern French literature (Gide, Cocteau, Proust, and GĂȘnet) as well as by art theory. His important 1972 installation Celebration?