Tag Archives: Marc Quinn

art for the sake of creative destruction

Consciousness of the all-mighty dollar is pretty pervasive, even overwhelming. In the modern art world it informs aesthetic and spiritual content like everything else in society, conquering art such that art itself is a pure commodity, a sub-species of money … Continue reading

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CHOKING ON CAKE: BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME?

“Practical men, who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influences, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist.” ( Keynes, 1935) ¬†And thus it began with adherence to Keynes’s central theme: the modern capitalist economy does not … Continue reading

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$ AS A READY-MADE : TZANCK You For The CHECKS

Conceptual art will soon be one hundred years old and it is arguably viewed with as much suspicion now as it was in 1917 when Marcel Duchamp first submitted a signed urinal for inclusion in an art show in New … Continue reading

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