how to be an artist

https://www.vulture.com/2018/11/jerry-saltz-how-to-be-an-artist.html These days, an artist might exhibit an all-brown painting with a long wall text informing us that the artist took the canvas to Kosovo near the site of a 1990s Serbian massacre and rubbed dirt on the canvas for two hours while blindfolded to commemorate the killing. Recently, while I was looking at boringContinue reading “how to be an artist”

an unprofessional artist

http://momus.ca/how-to-be-an-unprofessional-artist/ “The professional always makes the right moves, knows the right thing to say, the right name to check. Controlled and measured, the professional never fucks the wrong person or drinks too much at the party. They never weep at the opening, never lay in bed for days too depressed, sick, broken to move. TheyContinue reading “an unprofessional artist”

Art Without Artists?

http://www.e-flux.com/journal/art-without-artists/ “An artist can aspire to a certain sovereignty, which today implies that in addition to producing art, one also has to produce the conditions that enable such production, its channels of circulation. Sometimes the production of these conditions can become so critical to the production of work that it assumes the shape of theContinue reading “Art Without Artists?”