The 10 Best Exhibitions of 2012

12/17/2012 5:00 AM |


10. Gerald Ferguson: Work, CANADA
Seventies conceptualism began with Gerald Ferguson in Halifax, Nova Scotia, a mostly untold history laid bare at CANADA last winter. This survey show isn’t full of easy work—Ferguson wanted to make work impossible to buy so the paintings aren’t beautiful—but you can see the labor and thought that went into them regardless.