“A long-lapsed wish for art that is both of the moment and genuinely public”

Recently, while preparing my upcoming Washington Square project, I’ve been wondering why MFA-trained artists direct their work so specifically to the art cognoscenti rather than a wider, less art-savvy audience, so I was pleased to see Peter Schjeldahl thinking along the same lines in his recent review of the Met’s Augustus Saint-Gaudens show. After declaring … read more… ““A long-lapsed wish for art that is both of the moment and genuinely public””

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