Friday, February 14, 2014

A gallery-centred view of the art world

"What artist wants to show with a gallery that can't offer them shows?" says Marc Spiegler, the director of Art Basel. "We stand for a gallery-centred vision of the art world." Spiegler is quoted in Blake Gopnik's article, Great art needs an audience, on why those who believe galleries are no longer necessary are wrong. Read more...
Image: detail of David Scanavino's Changes (2104), 270 x 700cm, VCT tiles and change, installed in LOVERS, a group show curated by artist Martin Basher for Starkwhite