The Last Newspaper, But Painting Lives On

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Published October 13, 2010

 

PHOTO COURTESY THE NEW MUSEUM

Included as part of “The Last Newspaper,” the New Museum’s new survey of communication under assault by technology, artist Nate Lowman provided a base of 15 paintings. Curated by the museum’s Richard Flood and Benjamin Godsill, the show takes an optimistic stance on the future of our daily news, and even printed its own newspaper. Some of the artists also took a newsy angle, and each week, Lowman is creating a new painting to be added to his jigsaw hang, during the run of the show. Each responds toan article in that week’s news. Welcome, exlusively, to week 1.