Art Quote of the Day

Friday, November 03, 2017

We Broke Down ArtReview’s Power 100 by Race, Gender, Profession, and Place of Birth

"Power means different things to different people, and takes different forms in different places. The list changes very slowly over time. Still, it serves as an invaluable benchmark of who art world experts think are powerful. We broke down the numbers by race, gender, place of birth, and occupation, and compared this year's list not just to last year's list, but to the first-ever edition from 2002."

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Art in the age of Trump: An escape, or a place to confront?

"We tend to think of art that has no overt social or political statement as a respite from a worrisome world — worry about racism, terrorism, social justice, inequality, equal rights and protection for women, incivility, and the apparent erosion of the rule of law. A year into the Trump era, the sanity-saving response is quite reasonably: Mozart, take me away."