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Closing the Loop: Does Art Require an Audience?

by Gillian Dykeman
Does art require an audience? Does art an audience? I posed this question to a dozen artists over nine episodes of Working (it) Out, the ArtSlant podcast I began hosting this summer. It was a question that came up at the end of a master’s seminar class I was in last year, and it took me by surprise. My answer, which I assumed was really the only one, was “yes.” Yes, I thought, because without an audience, does it count as art? I went home and put the question to my partner, also an artist,... [more]
Posted by Gillian Dykeman on 11/19/15
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Artist Profile: Andrew Norman Wilson Therapizes the Corporate World

by Ionit Behar
It was once common to assume that artists avoid participating in the corporate world—presuming that the art world is separated from the rest, with utopian and improbable ideals. However, the dividing line between an artist and a businessperson has never been that clear, and it's only becoming more complicated. Creativity used to be seen as something unique to artists and designers, but recently­­—with the “new economy” and a restructured labor market—creativity is considered necessary, an... [more]
Posted by Ionit Behar on 4/14/15