31 January 2017
New York - I used to be known principally as a curator and writer. By the mid-1980s I was writing both critically and journalistically about art and the art market. I had become frustrated that most art writing looked at art either in an aesthetic or theoretical vacuum. To my mind, ever since Andy Warhol widened public awareness of art, its roles within popular and high culture, and its market value, most art could no longer be viewed purely as art, but also should be evaluated as a commodity within a broader system. The idea of art as a commodity...
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