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The Artists’ Artists

the best of 2016

TO TAKE STOCK OF THE PAST YEAR, ARTFORUM ASKED AN INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF ARTISTS TO SELECT A SINGLE IMAGE, EXHIBITION, OR EVENT THAT MOST MEMORABLY CAPTURED THEIR EYE IN 2016.

ALEX HUBBARD

Rodin’s The Thinker, 1880–81, after a bomb planted by the Weather Underground exploded on March 24, 1970, at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Photo: C. D. Moore.

ANNE COLLIER

Portrait of Hilton Als by Catherine Opie, wrapped in bubble plastic, as it appeared in “James Baldwin/Jim Brown and the Children,” curated by Als for the Artist’s Institute, New York, June 14.

SLAVS AND TATARS

A disposable, self-administering circumcision ring, courtesy of Liaoning Aimu Medical, a Chinese medical equipment company.

CINDY SHERMAN

Hands of staff member working at the Museum of Modern Art’s Film Benefit honoring Cate Blanchett, New York, November 17, 2015.

TAO HUI

I took this photo of a television

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