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Burlesquing Media: Mel Ramos’s Sexy Variations

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Mel Ramos, Giant Panda (1971) oil on canvas, 52x60 in. By Maureen Mullarkey It is when a cigar is not just a cigar that it is really fun. Mel Ramos understood that from the get-go. The playful, bawdy, brash retrospective selection at Bernarducci Meisel Gallery testifies to the gamesmanship that has made Ramos—and pop art, for all its flaws—so popular. In material and cultural terms, [&hellip
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