the difference between curators and merchants of spin

http://artreview.com/opinion/summer_2015_opinion_lucas_ospina/ “The curator only incorporates works that generate political friction when she is prepared for the political debate. / Public relations specialists theorise about politics with the same self-satisfied naivety of an adolescent who wears underwear printed with the image of Che Guevara.”

a guide to the end of art

http://hyperallergic.com/191329/an-illustrated-guide-to-arthur-dantos-the-end-of-art/   “Though widely read, Danto’s theories are not wholly beloved by the art industry. Artists don’t necessarily want to hear that their work has no developmental potential. Danto’s work also presents a challenge for the art market which relies on perceived historic importance as a unique selling point. He predicted that the demand on the marketContinue reading “a guide to the end of art”