14 February 2017
New York/Los Angeles. In times of bounty, when appetites are abundant, taste tends to favor the big, bold, and definitive, particularly in the realm of contemporary art. The most desired work is often that which is easy to like, to understand and consume. When times are more challenging, interest shifts to complex and demanding art. What was recently popular in the market can now appear shallow, frivolous or decorative. Instead, focus gravitates to art that engages with themes of mortality and identity; art that is concerned with the profound, the not-easily-understood or that which is not fully knowable. In...
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