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Review of “The Odyssey: A Retelling”

An uncomfortable truth about a good deal of contemporary art – especially of the sort found on display in elite museums and art galleries and, as a result, reviewed in high-toned art publications – is that the esteem and attention it garners depends at least partly on its use of expensive materials. Would we be as impressed by much of the work of Jeff Koons...
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