MSB brainstorming

22 October 2009

Thinking While Making Things : Open Thread

Practicing artists writing theory?!!! Edward Winkleman, on his wonderful art blog, one of the most important on art, has a post concerning my column for Proximity magazine (and Sharkforum reprints the articles), where theoretical articles are published by good, practicing artists. The column was inspired by a great thread on Ed's blog. Perhaps this post will be a big discussion too! Go check it out and add your voice.


17 October 2009

Curators crowned kings of the art world

"Curators crowned kings of the art world: Artists relegated to also-rans in power list."

In the "I told you so" department, an article by Andy McSmith in The Independant, including the list of the top 100 most powerful people in the artworld.

"If you want clout in the art world in these recessionary times, you are better off putting pen to paper as a curator than paintbrush to canvas as a jobbing artist."

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