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Clinton Fein's Reviews

Reviews of Clinton’s Work

Oct.10.2008
Published by Metro Santa Cruz
Another riveting exhibition is shared by San Francisco's Center for the Book and Oakland's African American Library and Museum. "Banned and Recovered: Artists Respond to...
Published by Art in America
Fein's counterfeits are not intended to reprise tired debates about originality and authorship. Unlike Sherrie Levine, who rephotographed Walker Evans's Depression-era images, or...
Dec.01.2007
Published by Art in America
Clinton Fein currently exhibits horrifying high-resolution C-prints depicting (through carefully staged reenactments) the torture of prisoners by the American military at Abu...
Jan.20.2007
Published by The San Francisco Chronicle
[N]o one else has reached the peculiar extremes to which Fein goes. Using hired models, he re-enacted and photographed scenes of cruelty that were recorded in the notorious...
Jan.11.2007
Published by The San Francisco Chronicle
Like Stanley Milgram's infamous Stanford Prison Experiment, in which college boys transformed themselves into warring prisoners and wardens with breathtaking speed, Fein's...
Nov.02.2004
Published by The San Francisco Chronicle
Fein dabbled in legal studies while getting a degree in industrial psychology at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, which Teresa Heinz Kerry also attended. But...
Jan.01.1998
Published by Metropolitan Magazine
"Fundamentally it's a vitally important communications tool. It really allows communications that are anonymous and directed toward people who are socially accountable for...
Jan.31.1997
Published by The New York Times
Annoy.com is a venture of Apollomedia Corporation, the plaintiff in the suit. The Delaware-incorporated, San Francisco-based multimedia company is headed by Clinton D. Fein, who...
Sep.17.2004
Published by The New York Times
This South African provocateur's vitriolic, darkly comic digital montages attack President Bush, his cabinet and his Iraq policies. Images include an American flag with the stars...
Sep.01.2004
Published by Toomey Tourell Gallery
As a Web-based artist, Fein produces outrageous graphics that make an instant statement. The artist's deft understanding of his political content and high-impact images are...
Feb.01.2005
Published by Ventura County Reporter
After all, the 40-year-old is no stranger to controversy over free speech issues, in general, or his artwork, in particular. The now-American citizen was born in South Africa,...
May.22.2006
Published by artnet Magazine
You’re dying to know, aren’t you? Does anyone take on Bush? Yes, that would be Clinton Fein, a San Francisco artist who recently showed at Chelsea’s Axis Gallery. One of two...
Mar.25.2005
Published by The New York Times
David Goldblatt, Graeme Williams and the irrepressible Clinton Fein represent two generations of photojournalists vigilantly documenting modern South African history. Generations...