Matthew Higgs

Andy Warhol, Shadows, 1978–79, silk-screened and handpainted acrylic on canvas. Installation view, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, 2011. Photo: Cathy Carver.

1 Andy Warhol: Shadows” (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; curated by Yasmil Raymond) The 102 canvases that make up Shadows, 1978–79, had never been shown together in their entirety before this exhibition. Curated by Dia’s Yasmil Raymond and coordinated at the Hirshhorn by Evelyn Hankins, the show—with its inspired staging of Warhol’s late masterpiece as a near-continuous loop wrapping around the museum’s notoriously challenging circular space—was a revelation, and one of the most extraordinary presentations of a single artwork I have ever seen.

Organized by Dia Art Foundation.

View of “The Hugo Boss Prize 2010: Hans-Peter Feldmann,” 2011, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Photo: David Heald.

2 Hans-Peter Feldmann (Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; curated by Katherine Brinson) When, as winner of the 2010 Hugo Boss Prize, Feldmann received a slot on the Guggenheim’s 2011 exhibition schedule along with a $100,000 honorarium, he elected to combine

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