John Baldessari in his Santa Monica studio. Because some images took on different meanings 
after Sept. 11, the conceptual artist replaced them in pieces he was working on.
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Art in a Changed America

To L.A. poet Wanda Coleman, the attacks’ effect on the arts matters less than the effect on American consciousness. (Los Angeles Times )
L.A. artist Chris Burden’s Istanbul installation “Nomadic Folly.” “I don’t think art has a moral imperative,” he says. (CHRIS BURDEN )