Today, everything within the walls of the art world, from the educational language spouted by museums to the highly intellectualized language of the critics seems pedantic and purple. …Writing about art was not a job for Judd, it was a declaration and a manifesto.
Recent articles written by Leanne Goebel published at adobeairstream.com include “Chicken Shack Village” at BMOCA, Christoph Heinrich name director of Denver Art Museum, Embrace!, and the re opening of Donald Judd’s concrete works in Marfa, TX
We need fewer artists doing the same thing and more artists pushing the boundaries stretched by artists from the past. We need independent voices willing to speak out and act as regulators of the marketplace—not regulators of the Art. We need critics willing to debate and stand up for what they believe. We need to recognize that there are artists all over the world quietly making interesting and challenging art, overlooked by the system and market.
A long must read from John Perreault’s diary about his recent experiences in Denver.Click here. Perreault is part of an exhibit that opened this past weekend at The LAB of art and ideas at Belmar. In Plain Sight: Street Works and Performances 1968-1971. Check out the BLAB for photos from the opening. Perreault is a…