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Matthew Barney's Guggenheim Show Ignites Controversy

The latest show from artist and filmmaker Matthew Barney is a massive exhibit that fills Manhattan's Guggenheim Museum. A New York Times critic has dubbed Barney the greatest artist of his generation. But the new issue of Artforum says the Cremaster Cycle show may prove to be Barney's Waterloo. Jad Abumrad of member station WNYC reports.

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