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Art without the artist

Today's art world is filled with 'originals' that an artist never touched

Tara Donovan's 'Untitled (Pins)' rivets ICA visitors, but was built by museum employees. (Evan Richman/Globe Staff) Tara Donovan's "Untitled (Pins)" rivets ICA visitors, but was built by museum employees.
By Geoff Edgers
January 6, 2008

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TARA DONOVAN'S PINS are hard to miss. There are thousands of them upstairs at the new Institute of Contemporary Art. They're smushed together almost as if dropped into a trash compactor, except instead of being bent, they form a 3½-foot-tall block of sinewy, shiny metal. This is art, and it sits in the center of a gallery at the ICA, ... (Full article: 1827 words)

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