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“The auction houses, museums, the galleries, the artists, the curators all have their unwritten rules and they all intersect.”
- A lot of rules and expectations in the art world are based on common sense, and the understanding that there is a social hierarchy. 198 more words
“The museum’s primary function is ideological,” to serve as a place of worship, and to signal the importance of it’s inhabitants: artwork. I wonder at the constraints of the religious sentiment of the museum, and the resulting effect a museum has on the art itself. 686 more words
“Galleries are a place of worship. Art is a religion.”
The gallery creates a space out of time, allowing the concept of eternal beauty and immortal artworks, and yet the gallery maintains a form structured from the modernist perspective, and does not evolve through time. 258 more words
A collection of interviews detailing the systems and structures in place that ensure the successful function of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Malcolm Daniel Interview, likely questions: 87 more words