Wednesday, June 1, 2011

The Question of (e)quality: Art in the Age of Facebook

A discerning and engaging article by critic, curator, and art historian, Mary Leclère, that raises questions about contemporary art's relationship to and impact from pluralism and social media.

From Mary Leclère: "The question isn’t whether it’s art, but whether it needs to be. Why hold onto the name if it no longer refers to something that has a cultural, and therefore shared, meaning?"

[Above: On wall, Cory Arcangel, Photoshop CS: 72 by 110 inches, 300 DPI, RGB, square pixels, default gradient ]