Contemporary Art

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 28: A detail from artist Barbara Kruger's 'The future belongs to those who can see it' at National Gallery of Art on September 28, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Shannon Finney/Getty Images)

2,000 Women Are Speaking Out Against Rampant Sexual Harassment In The Art World

"Abuse of power comes as no surprise." The phrase, one of conceptual artist Jenny Holzer's "Truisms," has become a rallying cry for members of the art world who are speaking out against a culture that...
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How To ‘Get' Contemporary Art

Over the years I have heard variations of that phrase -- "I don't get it" -- and I have wondered why. Is it because most people don't understand contemporary art, or is it because they don't appreciate being the first ones to say "the emperor is naked" (read: this is bullshit)? Bottom line is the majority tends to steer clear of everything that has anything to do with art.