Letter from London: Who Gets To Call It Art?
from Art21 Blog, posted over 5 years ago
It is possible to read the Court’s opinion … in a variety of ways. In saying this, I imply no criticism of the Court, which in those cases was faced with the task of trying to define what may be indefinable … I shall not today attempt further to define the kinds of material I understand to be embraced within that shorthand description; and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it when I see it.
What does contemporary art look like? What a ridiculous question! It doesn’t look like anything, does...