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Review: Powerful 'Extreme Measures' is in moment with Chris Burden
Review: Powerful 'Extreme Measures' is in moment with Chris Burden

NEW YORK — Chris Burden's sculpture "The Other Vietnam Memorial" is not included in the compelling retrospective of the Los Angeles-based artist's four-decade career, which fills all five floors at the New Museum here as well as the building's roof and façade. Perhaps the omission is not surprising. The downtown museum is relatively modest in size, while many of Burden's industrial-strength sculptures and installations take up lots of room. The show can offer only a thumbnail sampling of his output, plus documentation of many other works. ART: Can you guess the high price? More to the point, however, when "The Other Vietnam...

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