The 10 Best Exhibitions of 2012

12/17/2012 5:00 AM |


3. The Cage Effect, Hunter College
While the Met’s Regarding Warhol may have demonstrated that dead artists who have influenced everyone doesn’t constitute a theme, Hunter went a far way toward proving the opposite. Its cohesive survey show of artists influenced by John Cage consistently showcased artists working with a clean style and meticulous approach. Of course, it would be incorrect to say that all artists working with a Cagean aesthetic produce work that shares his aesthetic, but that bias certainly benefited this show.