Friday, July 14, 2006

Art: Making art is tyrannical

A good article by Roberta Smith from last week's NY Times about art museums in Basel - In Basel, Contemporary Art Enjoys a Bounty of Friends

"...the very drive to make art is at heart tyrannical; it wills into existence something that no one else can imagine or imagine needing. We are often blessed by these impositions, and equally blessed by the people who figure out how best to conserve and display them."