Brandon Zech and Christopher Blay discuss whether artists make good critics, why blue-chip artists don’t write criticism, and the difficulties of text art.
“You don’t see Jeff Koons writing a review about an exhibition for Artforum.”
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The history of artists writing about art (their own and that of other artists) is a rich and vibrant field of study. The 1960s in the US was an especially interesting time…criticism as a means of critiquing the art world itself.