Posts Tagged “Wall Labels”

Tuymans, etc.

05.11.2010  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

I’ve taken so long to write this post about the Luc Tuymans show that the show closed before I could finish. The longer I spent, the more I realized that it wasn’t really Tuymans’ paintings I was most interested in, or concerned about. What was really bugging me was the hyperbole of exhibitions, the engineering of careers, and what museums have decided they must do to sell art, and artists, to their publics.

Dodie Bellamy’s post mentioning Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present reminded me of this just the other day. Mo... More