Visual art

After Edward Weston by Sherrie Levine


January 1 - Gary Larson's single-panel comic The Far Side debuts in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Robert Hughes presents a series (with accompanying book), The Shock of the New, for BBC Television in the United Kingdom on "art and the century of change".

Benedikt Taschen opens a comic book store in Cologne which will evolve into the art book publisher Taschen