Bits: Keeping it Real

Adam Lindemann, founder/director of Venus Over Manhattan
Adam Lindemann, founder/director of Venus Over Manhattan

Adam Lindemann Brings It:

In an interview with GalleryIntell’s Cat Weaver, Adam Lindemann opened up a can of whoop ass on the art world:

“Collectors are the biggest dealers today in the sense that every collector is trying to be a dealer. Every collector is trying to wheel and deal and play the market. Everybody wants to be a player. I guess I’m partially to blame because I was the epitome of that type of collector— buying and thinking about the values of  —whatever —my interest in art had run its course in that way. I was kind of like,“I’m done with it. I’ve lost my interest in art.” And so I thought that by opening my own gallery, I could sort of come at the art world in a different way.”

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Love Saves the Art World

Rumor has it that speculative “flipping” has brought a new kind of panic to the art market, one that is causing the more savvy collectors to bail out. Experts worry that the resultant art dumping may lead to a burst in the currently robust and long-lived art bubble.

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How to Talk About Art: Christopher Wool Edition (#H2TAA)

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Bonus: if you talk about Christopher Wool’s abstract works, which, though not as popular, are amply better looking and a lot more fun than the text paintings, you get to talk about mark-making, process, and erasure.  Along with that you get to come off as the better aesthete — the one who appreciates the less obvious work.

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