How to Talk about Art #H2TaA:

Rule: Amaze Yourself & Your Readers with Gross Exaggeration! E.g: This bit-o-PR yakking about Marc Quinn’s lovely conch shell sculptures: ” With these sculptures, the artist is able to collaborate with creatures from the beginning of time, and the beginning of art, and therefore somehow making the shells a part of the space-time continuum.” +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++…

The Met Needs Your Generosity: and Leonard Lauder’s

On April 4th, Thomas P. Campbell, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sent around a Press Release explaining the museum’s “admissions policy” — a policy which many consider misleading at best, fraudulent at worst. The announcement followed widespread reporting on two lawsuits brought against the museum by members who found the Met’s signage and…