Monday, August 14, 2006

Greg Curnoe is pedalling ferociously in his grave


Peter Goddard, the normally well informed and very good art writer at the Toronto Star strikes out swinging with This article about a Bike sculpture built for 300. He pans it by writing "Toronto's Bike Arch isn't likely to enter the pantheon of bike-related art-objects..." after having mentioned Marcel Duchamp, and Claes Oldenburg (where he gets the name of the piece wrong, and forgets about this one).

But what really gets my goat, is that he should know better, and have at least mentioned Greg Curnoe. There aren't many opportunities to get Mr. Curnoe's name in print these days, and missing one as self-evident as this is a pity.

Then if you'd like to see the arch,

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