July 31, 2014 Christopher Howard
A Special Kind of Ordinary
There’s a special kind of ordinary that folks in the art world love. Artists, curators, and critics often fall over themselves to praise the everyday, elevate the banal, and high
July 24, 2014 Donna Marxer
Can and Should Artists Group Together for Their Mutual Benefit?
George Segal said a certain amount of “cruelty” in the art world is necessary for the making of good art, although one could reply that sufficient cruelty would exist in the ar
July 23, 2014 Donna Marxer
Residual Rights—Can the Concept Be Implemented?
Rubin Gorewitz, coauthor of an artists’ rights bill under study by Congress, noted that the mafia is now buying art for profit and that his bill would discourage them. He also sa
July 21, 2014 Donna Marxer
Residual Rights for the Visual Artist—Are They Desirable?
The panel got off to a late start because Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Scull were still out to dinner—together. Then Lawrence Fleischman opened by objecting to the residual agr