How Do I Look Like I Know What I’m Doing in an Art Gallery?

  • sharpmagazinemeAuthor: sharpmagazineme Publish date: Wednesday، 07 October 2020
How Do I Look Like I Know What I’m Doing in an Art Gallery?
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In each room, begin with the wall text. You want more clues, not fewer. (That said, galleries aren’t doing themselves any favours with the room-sized essay written in academic English. Just remember: incomprehension is not your failure. The best curators strive to make artwork accessible to everyone.) Spend as much or as little time with each piece as you like. Ask yourself: how was it made, what was happening in the world when it was made, what does it remind me of, and what does it