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February 12, 2009

So what happened to art and how did its commodification become so blatant? Eric Fischl told me that a woman once asked him the difference between the art world in the ‘80s and now. “I’ll tell you the difference”, he said “my generation was living in the art world. The current generation is living in the art market.” That is really the key to where we are now. (read article by Arne Glimcher, the founder and chairman of Pace Wildenstein)

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