Exhibitions: Please Don't Feed the Sculpture

Artists are always busy expanding the domain of art. After all, that gives them more room to play in. This past season, the frontiers, like those of Alice's Wonderland, grew bigger and madder until it seemed that art was that which looked least like art. Andy Warhol, in an effort to blow new life into pop, floated 25 silver pillows filled with helium in a gallery. Claes Oldenberg, whose realm is the bathroom, went limp, turned out washbasins and soft toilets made of stuffed vinyl.

The new pioneers were at it right up...

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